Man shot, killed overnight in 7th Ward

Man shot, killed overnight in 7th Ward

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - More than two dozen shell casings litter the scene after a man was shot and killed overnight in the 7th Ward.

The incident happened just after 3:30 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of St. Anthony and Urquhart streets.

Officers arriving on the scene found a victim, identified only as a black male in his mid-20s, shot multiple times in the driver's seat of a red Chevrolet Monte Carlo. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible in this incident, as well as a motive.

Little information is known at this time. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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