Pregnant Woman and Boyfriend Killed in Shooting at Eastern New Orleans Apartment Complex

Pregnant Woman and Boyfriend Killed in Shooting at Eastern New Orleans Apartment Complex


Two people, including a pregnant woman, are dead after shooting broke out Wednesday night in an area of New Orleans East.


Officers were notified of gunfire in the parking lot. Moments later, the NOPD found a 25-year-old man dead in the driver’s seat and a 23-year-old pregnant woman dead in the passenger seat of a blue 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser.

The man and the woman were shot multiple times. Both were pronounced dead at the scene, officials said. The two have not been identified.

Additional details about the investigation have not been released. The NOPD has not established a motive or identified a gunman in the shooting.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. Tips can be made anonymously.

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