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NEWORLEANS-- Police are investigating the fatal shooting of 35-year-old man Tuesday afternoon, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Around 2 p.m., the victim was found on a sidewalk in the 700 block of North RomanStreet, police said. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.

When officers responded to the scene of the shooting, the man was unresponsive and had been shot multiple times. He was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.

Witnesses saw a dark grey or blue vehicle fleeing the area moments after the shooting, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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