Update, 7:45 a.m. Monday: A 25-year-old man was found fatally shot after a car crash Sunday, and the driver of the car sustained injuries, police said.
Around 8 p.m., New Orleans police officers responded to a call of a man shot in the 2600 block of General Collins Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department said in a news release. When officers arrived, they found that a silver Nissan Altima had struck a parked Ford truck, NOPD said.
A 25-year-old man was found fatally shot inside the Altima, NOPD said. According to a preliminary offense log, the victim was sitting in the passenger seat when someone in the back seat started shooting.
The driver of the car, a 20-year-old man, was injured when the Altima hit a pole.
The driver was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.
Detectives are questioning the driver, NOPD said.
Anyone with information on this incident should contact homicide detective Robert Barrere at 504-658-5300 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.
One person is dead and another person is injured after a shooting and car accident in Algiers Sunday night, New Orleans Police said.
The shooting occurred around 8 p.m. Sunday night on the 2600 block of General Collins Avenue, NOPD spokesman Garry Flot said.
One victim died from fatal gunshot wounds inside a car, Flot said, and the second victim sustained injuries from a car crash.
No further details were provided.