By: The New Orleans Advocate
A 22-year-old woman died after a shooting Saturday night in New Orleans, police said, marking the first homicide in Orleans Parish in 2016.
Around 9 p.m. Saturday, police received a call that a woman had been shot in the 3700 block of Clio Street and taken to an area hospital by private conveyance with a gunshot wound to the body. She was pronounced dead at the hospital, the New Orleans Police Department said in a news release.
According to a WDSU report, the woman had recently graduated from Dillard University with a degree in biology. Family members told WDSU that the victim is Myeisha McDaniels.