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NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans police are investigating a fatal shooting Tuesday night in Algiers.

The homicide happened before 8:15 p.m. in the 1100 block of Thayer Street, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

An NOPDspokesman said the victim, an unidentified man, was shot in the head. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Detectives are working to determine a suspect and a motive.

If you know anything that can help investigators, call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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