Gunfire in Lower Ninth Ward leaves one man dead

New Orleans Homicide Detectives are investigating a shooting that left one man dead. The incident occurred Saturday just around 6:20 p.m. near the intersection of Egania and N. Villere Streets.

According to police, responding officers arrived on scene to find the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

We will provide more information as soon as it becomes available.

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