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NEWORLEANS -- Police are investigating an early morning murder in Hollygrove.

According to the New Orleans Police Department, a man was fatally shot in the 2600 block of Monroe Street. The victim, an 18-year-old male, was shot around 2:30 a.m.

When officers responded to a call reporting a shooting, they found the victim in the backyard of an abandoned house. He had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead on the scene.

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

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