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New Orleans Police make arrest in Seventh Ward murder

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans Police have arrested a man for the murder of a 33-year-old man in the Seventh Ward. The incident occurred Sunday at 1:10 a.m. in the 2000 block of North Broad Street. Cornell Augustine, 36, was arrested and booked with second-degree murder.

According to police, investigators learned that Augustine was in a physical fight with the victim. Augustine then pulled out a gun and shot the victim several times before running away. Police found Augustine at a home in the 2400 block of D'Abadie Street and took him into custody.

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