A woman is dead and a man wounded following a shooting in the 3600 block of Kimi O'Gray Avenue in the Desire area, New Orleans police said.
The shooting victims were found inside an apartment just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to an NOPD news release.
The woman, who suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was identified as 22-year-old Cierra Green, was pronounced dead on the scene. Police said paramedics took the unidentified man to a hospital for treatment, where he was listed in critical condition late Wednesday.
No other details were immediately available. The slaying marked at least the 118th homicide reported in New Orleans this year.
Staff writer Ramon Antonio Vargas contributed to this report.