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Man shot to death in Algiers

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FOX 8 received this news release from the New Orleans Police Dept. Wednesday evening:

This evening, New Orleans Police are investigating a shooting that left a 21-year-old man dead. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.

Shortly after 5:00 P.M., in the 800 block of Belleville Street, officers located the victim lying on the front porch of a residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his body. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible in the incident, as well as a motive.

Homicide Detective Jeffrey Vappie is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 658-5300.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading to the arrest and indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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