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NEW ORLEANS A 21-year-old man was shot to death and another man was shot numerous times inside an abandoned house in the Treme-Lafitte area early Thursday morning, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

The shooting occurred shortly before 1 a.m. in the 1800 block of St. Phillip Street.

Officers found both shooting victims with multiple gunshot wounds to the body, according to police.

The 21-year-old was pronounced dead on the scene. The other man was transported to the hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

Investigators are in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify a motive and suspect(s.)

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

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