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New Orleans Police investigating shooting death of man in Algiers

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans police are investigating a shooting incident in Algiers that left a 25-year-old man dead. The incident occurred Sunday around 8 p.m. in the 2600 block of General Collins Avenue.

According to police, responding officers arrived on scene to find the 25-year-old shot, sitting in the passenger seat of a car which crashed into a pickup truck. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police say that the officers also found the 20-year-old male driver of the car on scene and noticed he was hurt as a result of the crash. He was brought to the hospital where he is listed in stable condition.

The investigation into the incident continues. 

If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call NOPD Homicide Detective Robert Barrere at 504-658-5300 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. 

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