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NOPD investigating a murder in New Orleans East

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans police are investigating the killing of a man in New Orleans East. 

Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 6000 block or Wales Street around 8:41 p.m. Monday. 

Police found the body of an unidentified man lying in the street suffering from a undetermined injuries in the 7800 block of Shubert Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses said the victim was seen walking in the street with two other men when he suddenly put his hand over his stomach and fell to the ground.

The two other men fled the scene. They are described as black men, one wearing a white T-Shirt.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the New Orleans Police Department Seventh District at 504-658-5300 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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