Coroner Jeffrey Rouse has identified two men killed in New Orleans East over the weekend.
A man shot Sunday night on Interstate 10 was identified as Jerome Carter, 43.
Carter was driving his Chevy Malibu on the highway near Read Boulevard about 7:10 p.m. Sunday when he was shot multiple times by someone in a car that pulled up alongside him, New Orleans Police Department spokesman Officer Juan Barnes said. Carter’s three passengers were not harmed.
Homicide Detective Maggie Darling is in charge of the investigation into Carter’s death. She can be reached at (504) 658-5300.
A man killed early Saturday morning in the 7200 block of Willowbrae Drive, meanwhile, has been identified as 22-year-old Brian Jones Jr.
Police said they found Jones’ body in a gray 2010 Honda Civic when they arrived at the scene about 12:20 a.m.
Homicide Detective Greg Hamilton is leading the investigation and can be reached at (504) 658-5300.