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Male fatally shot in Milneburg neighborhood

New Orleans police responded to a fatal shooting Monday in the Milneburg neighborhood. FOX 8 photo) New Orleans police responded to a fatal shooting Monday in the Milneburg neighborhood. FOX 8 photo)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans police responded to a fatal shooting Monday in the Milneburg neighborhood.

The call came out just after 6:30 p.m. saying a male was down in the 2500 block of Prentiss Street.

Officers were called out to investigate a “man down” on the porch of a home in the area. EMS arrived and tried to resuscitate the 30-year-old victim, but he died on the scene. A loaded pistol was recovered next to his body.

During the course of the investigation, detectives learned the victim was shot in the 2500 block of Prentiss Street and ran and collapsed on the porch of a home in the 2500 block of Mendez Street.

The investigation is ongoing, and detectives are interviewing an individual to determine a motive in the incident.

Homicide Detective Maggie Darling is in charge of the investigation and can be contacted at (504) 658-5300.

The coroner will release the identity of the victim after notification of family members.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s). You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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