2 Fatally Shot Include Pregnant Woman in Eastern New Orleans

20 shots heard
By The Associated Press
The Associated Press
The Associated Press
December 17, 2015 Updated: December 17, 2015

NEW ORLEANS  — New Orleans police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old man and a 23-year-old pregnant woman.

Officer Juan D. Barnes Sr. said in a news release the shooting occurred Wednesday night at the Wind Run Apartments.

Barnes says officers responded to a call of shots fired in the parking lot. He says officer found 25-year-old man the driver seat and the 23-year-old woman in the front passenger seat of a Chrysler PT Cruiser.

Barnes says both victims suffered multiple gunshot wounds. They were both pronounced dead on the scene.

The Orleans Parish coroner will release the identity of the victims after notification of family members.