Seventh Ward shooting leaves one man dead

Seventh Ward shooting leaves one man dead

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating a shooting in the Seventh Ward that left one man dead. The incident occurred Sunday around 9:12 p.m. near the intersection of Pauger and North Villere Streets.

Police say that responding officers arrived on scene to find the victim, unresponsive, lying in the 2100 block of Pauger. He was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and pronounced dead on the scene.

The New Orleans Coroner's Office will release the identity of the man once family is notified.

The investigation into the incident continues. If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call NOPD homicide detective Joseph Jefferson at 504-658-5300 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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