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Coroner identifies victim in deadly Seventh Ward shooting

Cold scene photo, 2800 block of Pauger Street Cold scene photo, 2800 block of Pauger Street
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

The coroner has identified the victim in a deadly Seventh Ward shooting early Monday morning.

A 34-year-old man was found shot to death in a vacant lot in the Seventh Ward. The Orleans Parish Coroner has identified the victim as Destrin Johnson.

The incident has reported around 12:05 a.m. Monday in the 2800 block of Pauger Street. Officers responded to reports of a man down in a vacant lot.

Crews arriving on the scene found Johnson fatally shot in the grass next to a home, police say.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact detectives at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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