Aug 23, 2014 6:59 PM by AP
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police are investigating a double shooting in eastern New Orleans that left two women dead.
Police say it happened at about 12:05 a.m. Saturday. Officers who responded found the women lying on the highway with multiple gunshot wounds to their bodies.
Police spokesman Garry Flot says one of the victims, a 25-year-old, has been identified but authorities are waiting to notify her family before releasing her name. The coroner's office is working to identify the other victim.
NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports paramedics pronounced both women dead at the scene.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact homicide Detective Tanisha Sykes at 504-658-5300 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.