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Gunfire in Lower Ninth Ward leaves man dead

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans Police are investigating a shooting in the Lower Ninth Ward that left one man dead. The incident occurred Tuesday around 6:15 p.m. at the intersection of Alabo and Marais Streets.

Police say that the 40-year-old victim was found lying in the middle of the street, shot in the head. He was brought to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Detectives found a pistol, on scene, next to the man's body

If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or NOPD Homicide Detective Andrew Waldron at 504-658-5300. 

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