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Man shot to death on Dumaine and Broad, an area known for gang violence

A man was shot to death Friday (Dec. 17) at North Broad and Dumaine streets.

At around 4:30 p.m., NOPD First District officers responding to a call found Michael Rogers, 36, suffering from gunshot wounds. Rogers was transported to a hospital, where he died.

Police announced at 5:12 p.m. that the incident had been reclassified as a homicide.

The area has a history of gang-related gun violence. In April 2020, Glynn McCormick, 33, was gunned down on Dumaine and North Broad just days after being released from Orleans Parish Justice Center, where he had been held on racketeering charges.

No additional details are available at this time. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Unit Detective Lucretia Gantner at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. 

This report was updated Dec. 20 with the name of the victim. 

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