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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 in the Seventh Ward Thursday night, according to initial New Orleans Police Department reports.

Just before 10 p.m., police were called to the 1500 block of North Prieur Street.

When they arrived, they found a 75-year-old man lying on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound to his head.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police are looking to identify suspects as well as a motive.

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

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

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