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Man shot to death in Central City


FOX 8 received this news release from the New Orleans Police Dept. Tuesday night:

Homicide Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man. The victim was found shortly after 7pm at the intersection of Earhart Boulevard and South Claiborne Avenue.  The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.

The victim was found in the driver's seat of a black Acura.  He'd been shot several times and was pronounced dead on the scene.

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

Homicide Detective Justin Rice is in charge of the investigation.

Citizens with information that can help solve these crimes are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.  You could receive a cash reward of up to $1,000 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

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