New Orleans police investigating Lower Ninth Ward fatal shooting

Updated: Oct. 28, 2017 at 10:52 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are working a shooting in the Lower Ninth Ward that left one man dead. Officers were called to the scene Saturday, just after 6:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of Egania Street.

Police say that when the responding officers arrived on scene, they found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

According to police, a second victim was wounded in the shooting. That victim was taken to a local hospital to receive treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call NOPD homicide detectives at 504-658-5300 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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