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NEWORLEANS - A man was found dead on a sidewalk in the Milan area Wednesday evening, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Around 6:15 p.m., officers were called to investigate a 'man down' at the intersection of Magnolia Street and Amelia Street.

When they arrived, they found an unresponsive 35-year-old lying on the ground.

He was shot multiple times and died at the scene, according to the NOPD.

Investigators are gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible and a motive.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or 1-877-903-STOP (toll-free.)

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