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NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting on North Miro Street

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New Orleans police are investigating a fatal shooting in the Seventh Ward.

According to initial police reports, the incident occurred just after 1 a.m. in the 2100 block of North Miro Street.

Officers responded to a call of a shooting. When they arrived, police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

The victim was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigation into the incident is ongoing. No further information is available at this time.

Homicide Detective Robert Barrere is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any information regarding this incident.

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