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NEWORLEANS--Police are investigating the fatal afternoon shooting of a 27-year-old woman in Central City.

The victim was shot near the intersection of Loyola Avenue and 4th Street around 1 pm, according to police. The victim was found on the sidewalk shot several times.

The identity of the victim has not been released.

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

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