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NOPD investigating murder in the Irish Channel

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New Orleans, La.- The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the murder of an 18-year-old male Thursday afternoon.

The incident happened just after 2:30 p.m. in the 2800 block of Chippewa Street.

Police responded to reports of gunfire and discovered the victim suffering from several gunshot wounds to his body.   

The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.   

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify suspects, as well as a motive.  

This shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with any information on this shooting is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111.

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