NOPD: Woman dies after being shot in the face on Bourbon Street
NEW ORLEANS - Authorities are investigating the death of a woman who was shot overnight in New Orleans.
According to the New Orleans Police Department, the shooting happened around 12:16 a.m. in the 900 block of Bourbon Street. Officers arrived at the scene and found a woman with a gunshot wound to the face, WWL-TV reports.
The woman was taken to the hospital where she later died. Police have arrested 33-year-old Alexander Kirby for the shooting.
He was charged with second-degree murder and aggravated assault with a firearm.
The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine the official cause of death and release the woman's name at a later time.
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