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One dead after Washington Ave. shooting

Updated: Mar. 13, 2021 at 9:43 PM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man is dead this afternoon after police say a shooting occurred on Washington Ave.

NOPD Second District officers were dispatched around 1:25 p.m. to respond to a call related to an aggravated battery by shooting in the 4600 block of Washington Ave. Fox 8 was able to confirm that the shooting took place outside of the Ace Cash Express on Earhart and Washington.

Upon arrival, officers located a male victim with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was later declared deceased.

An NOPD spokesperson said that an investigation is ongoing and more details will be released.

This is a developing story.

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