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Body found in 7th Ward neighborhood

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Map locating the 1600 block of N. Rocheblave (Google Maps) Map locating the 1600 block of N. Rocheblave (Google Maps)

New Orleans, La. -- The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide in the 7th Ward.

The body was found Tuesday around 2:00 p.m. in the 1600 block of N. Rocheblave St.  Police say that the body had one gunshot wound and was found in the backyard of the abandoned residence, which is located near McDonogh 42 Elementary School.

The victim is believed to be 17-19 years old. Narcotics were found on scene, according to police.

We will provide more information when it becomes available.

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