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NEWORLEANS -- A 21-year-old man is the city's latest murder victim. The man was killed early Saturday, according to police.

The man was gunned down near the intersection of Marias and Lizardi street in the Lower 9th Ward around 11:30 a.m.

When officers arrived on the scene, the man was found by police lying face down on the street. He had been shot multiple times, and had a handgun underneath him.

The unidentified victim was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.

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

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