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NOPD: Man shot to death in the Seventh Ward

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A man was shot to death early Thursday morning in the Seventh Ward.

According to initial New Orleans Police Department reports, a 21-year-old man was shot and killed in the 1400 block of North Robertson Street near Esplanade Avenue.

Around 2:15 a.m. NOPD responded to a call reporting gunshots in the 1400 block of North Robertson Street.

When officers arrived, they found a man lying on the ground between two houses. He was suffering from at least one gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s identity and the official cause of death.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Rob Barrere or any Homicide Division detective at 658-5300.

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