A 23-year-old man died Saturday afternoon in Mid-City after being shot in the head, New Orleans police said.
About 12:50 p.m., police responded to a report of a man shot in the 3500 block of D’Hemecourt Street. When officers arrived, they found the man had been fatally shot on the front porch of a home.
The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family.
Homicide Detective Robert Bachelder is in charge of the investigation and can be contacted at (504) 658-5300.
Earlier Saturday, a double shooting in New Orleans East left a 32-year-old man in critical condition.
In that case, officers responded about 1 a.m. to reports of gunshots in the 7100 block of Downman Street, where police said they found two men suffering from bullet wounds. Both men were taken to a hospital.
The second victim, a 24-year-old man, was listed in stable condition.