- Associated Press - Thursday, September 7, 2017

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say a shooting inside an apartment has killed a woman and injured a man.

Local news outlets report police say the incident occurred Wednesday afternoon in the Desire Development Neighborhood.

Police public information officer Ambria Washington says the shooting happened shortly before 5 p.m. The woman suffered gunshot wounds to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene. The man was transported to a local hospital.

Police said in statement Housing Authority of New Orleans officers had responded to a complaint from the main office of the apartment complex and found the two victims unresponsive.

WWL-TV reports the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the woman’s name following an autopsy and family notification.


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