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47-year-old man killed in Central City shooting

One person was killed in Central City on Wednesday. (Michael DeMocker/NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) One person was killed in Central City on Wednesday. (Michael DeMocker/NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
Detectives want to talk to the men pictured as persons of interest in the case (Source: NOPD) Detectives want to talk to the men pictured as persons of interest in the case (Source: NOPD)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New Orleans police seek two persons of interest as they investigate the fatal shooting of a 47-year-old man in Central City.

If happened Wednesday around 2:30 p.m. near the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and South Liberty Street. Police responding to a call of a man shot found the victim on the sidewalk. He had been hit multiple times.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where he died. His identity is not being released pending notification of family members.

Investigators are looking for two men who may have critical information about the murder. The individuals are not suspects at this time. But detectives would like to speak to them about the case.

Homicide Detective Clinton Givens is investigating the incident 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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