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Police investigate Saturday afternoon murder


New Orleans, La.- Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old man in the 1800 block of Conti Street Saturday afternoon.

Investigators say the victim was discovered around noon.

Neighbors in the area called police after they heard gunfire in the neighborhood. When officers arrived, they found the victim lying on the sidewalk unresponsive.

Police say the victim was wearing an ankle monitor and had been shot multiple times.

He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The name of the victim has not been released pending notification of family members.

Investigators are in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify a suspect and motive in this case.

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

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