Algiers shooting victim identified

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office has identified the man fatally shot on Friday night in the 3400 block of Vespasian Boulevard as 39-year-old Atiba Green, according to chief investigator John Gagliano.

New Orleans police received a call at 9:42 p.m. about a shooting and found Green lying in the street with gunshot wounds to the head and arms, Officer Garry Flot, a New Orleans Police Department spokesman, said.

The lead homicide detective on the case is Jeffrey Vrappie II.

Citizens with information on the shooting are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.