Three victims of separate shootings were identified by the New Orleans Coroner’s Office on Friday.
Dr. Jeffrey Rouse said that Edmond Desdune, 38, died in the 1600 block of Marigny Street on Tuesday. Relatives gave the spelling of his last name as Desdunes. He was shot shortly before noon and was found lying on the ground, according to police.
Jockeil Brown, 27, was fatally shot during an incident in which another man was wounded in the 8500 block of Hayne Boulevard in New Orleans East about 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Eric Johnson, 27, was killed early Thursday morning in the 2100 block of St. Anthony Street in the 7th Ward. Police discovered Johnson in the backyard of a double shotgun. One neighbor said he heard at least four gunshots.
Police have not announced suspects or arrests in any of the three homicides.