Officers hear gunshots while patrolling, find man dead in middle of street

Officers hear gunshots while patrolling, find man dead in middle of street

Officers hear gunshots while patrolling, find man dead in middle of street

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Posted on December 11, 2012 at 7:35 AM

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NEW ORLEANS – While patrolling the St. Roch neighborhood, officers heard gunshots and raced to the scene to find a victim fatally shot in the middle of the street, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

The incident occurred in the 1800 block of Music Street around 11 p.m. Monday.

Investigators discovered the man had been shot multiple times, and he died on the scene.

The NOPD is in the process of gathering information to identify a motive and a suspect(s.)

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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