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Man fatally shot at edge of 7th Ward

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

A man was found shot to death Friday night at the edge of the Seventh Ward.

Police said the victim was shot multiple times at 8:45 p.m. at the intersection of Bayou Road and N. Johnson Street. He was found lying in the street.

The First District investigative unit is in charge of the on-going investigation and can be reached at 504-658-6010.

The Coroner’s office will release the victim’s identity after notification of family members.

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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