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1 killed, 1 injured in 7th Ward Shooting

At about 4 p.m., police responded to a call of a male shot in the 1300 block of Annette Street At about 4 p.m., police responded to a call of a male shot in the 1300 block of Annette Street
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

The NOPD is investigating the shooting death of one man and the wounding of another.

The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of family members.         

At about 4 p.m., police responded to a call of a male shot in the 1300 block of Annette Street. When officers arrived, they found a 34-year-old male lying in the street with multiple gunshot wounds to the body. Minutes later, police located a 17-year-old male at Claiborne Avenue and Laharpe Street who was shot to the side. 

EMS took both victims to the hospital, where the 34-year-old male later died. The 17-year-old male was taken into surgery.   

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

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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