One dead, two injured in two Treme shootings less than an hour apart

The Orleans Parish Coroner has identified the deceased victim as Leonard Olidge, 42.
Published: Jan. 15, 2023 at 7:38 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 17, 2023 at 9:12 AM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man is dead after being shot multiple times in the Treme Sunday (Jan. 15) night and two more were injured a block away less than an hour later, according to the NOPD.

In the first shooting, a man was found fatally shot at the intersection of Esplanade Ave. and Derbigny Street in a crashed car, according to the NOPD.

The Orleans Parish Coroner has identified the victim as Leonard Olidge, 42.

The victim received aid from EMS on the scene.

Reports of the shooting came in around 6:58 p.m.


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Around 7:35 p.m., police say two more men were shot on North Claiborne Avenue and Kerlerec Street in a second shooting.

One victim was transported to the hospital by private conveyance, the other was sent en route to an area hospital with EMS.

This is a developing story.

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