One man shot, killed in the Lower Ninth Ward

One man shot, killed in the Lower Ninth Ward

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - One man was shot to death early Wednesday morning in the Lower Ninth Ward.

New Orleans police are investigating the fatal shooting that happened near the intersection of Marais and Andry streets.

Around 3:30 a.m., Fifth District officers responded to a call reporting a man down at that intersection.

When they arrived, they found a man lying on the sidewalk suffering from gunshot wounds.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will identify the victim after an autopsy and notification of the family.

Homicide Detective Debra Normand is leading the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any information regarding this incident.

No further information is currently available.

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