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Man shot to death in Central City

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Approximate location of the shooting in the 2600 block of Lasalle (Google Maps) Approximate location of the shooting in the 2600 block of Lasalle (Google Maps)

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

Tonight, police are investigating a fatal shooting that left a 24-year-old man dead. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.

Shortly before 9:00 P.M., in the 2600 block of Lasalle Street, the victim was located lying on a porch of an abandoned home suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his body. The man was transported to the hospital where he later died.

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 Detectives are 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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