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Former Edna Karr football standout shot, killed in Algiers

Police investigates at the scene where a man was fatally shot in Algiers late Friday night, June 24, 2016, near the corner of Lauradale Drive and Vespasian Street. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) Police investigates at the scene where a man was fatally shot in Algiers late Friday night, June 24, 2016, near the corner of Lauradale Drive and Vespasian Street. (Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

A man was shot and killed in Algiers Friday night.

According to NOPD, officers were dispatched to the intersection of Vespasian Street and Lauradale Drive around 10 p.m. on June 25 to investigate a shooting. When they arrived, they found a black male who had been shot multiple times laying in the street. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Family of the victim identified him as former Edna Karr football standout Tollette 'Tonka' George. 

If you have any information on this shooting, contact NOPD's homicide division at 504-658-5300 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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