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Mississippi man reported missing after visiting city for Mardi Gras

Johnny Gatlin. Source: NOPD Johnny Gatlin. Source: NOPD
Johnny Gatlin. Source: Family Johnny Gatlin. Source: Family
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

A Mississippi man was reported missing after he visited New Orleans with friends for Mardi Gras. 

According to the New Orleans Police Department, a missing person's report was filed for Johnny Gatlin, 57. 

The report said he was last seen in the 700 block of Bourbon Street on Tuesday and hasn't been seen since. 

Dianna Crockett, his sister, said that Gatlin was separated from his friends after a fight on Bourbon Street. 

She said Gatlin currently lives in Hattiesburg, but his hometown was in McComb. 

Gatlin is described as 5’8” with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a green camouflage jacket, blue jeans and white baseball cap.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Gatlin is asked to contact Eighth District detectives at 504-658-6080.

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