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Coroner IDs man shot to death Thursday in Central City

The incident was reported around 7 a.m. near the intersection of Second and South Prieur streets (FOX 8 photo) The incident was reported around 7 a.m. near the intersection of Second and South Prieur streets (FOX 8 photo)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

The Orleans coroner has identified a man who was fatally shot Thursday morning in Central City.

The incident happened around 6:30 a.m. in the 3200 block of Second Street near S. Prieur Street.

The victim, identified as 20-year-old Paul Johnson, was found shot multiple times on the steps of a nearby home. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died. 

The investigation is ongoing and detectives are investigating to determine a motive and suspect(s) in the incident. 

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

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