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Coroner identifies Tara Lane shooting victim

Investigators on the scene of the shooting on Tara Lane (Source: WVUE) Investigators on the scene of the shooting on Tara Lane (Source: WVUE)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

A man who was shot Thursday night in New Orleans East and died at the hospital was identified Friday.

Police responded to a call of a man down at about 7:30 p.m. in the 6700 block of of Tara Lane. Investigators found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds on the sidewalk. EMS rushed the man to the hospital in critical condition, but he died half an hour later.

The Orleans Parish coroner identified the victim as 17-year-old Ortez Williams Jr.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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