New Orleans-area police briefs for June 9, 2013

Man, 28, shot dead
on Willow Street

New Orleans police found the bullet-riddled body of a 28-year-old man Friday night lying on Willow Street in Uptown.

Clardie Ellis was found about 10 p.m. Friday in the 8500 block of Willow Street, authorities said. Ellis had been shot multiple times and died at the scene, said John Gagliano, the Orleans Parish coroner’s chief investigator.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

Man shot in back
on Mazant Street

New Orleans police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in St. Claude on Saturday afternoon.

An unidentified man was shot in the back in the 1400 block of Mazant Street about 4:30 p.m. and died a short time later at a local hospital, said officer Garry Flot, a Police Department spokesman.

No other information was immediately available.

Compiled by

the New Orleans bureau