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NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Police are investigating a murder that left an unidentified man dead.

The shooting happened near the intersection of Chef Menteur Highway and America Street.

Shortly after 8 p.m., officers found the victim lying on the ground suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his body.

He was transported to the hospital where he later died.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify a suspect and motive. If you know anything that can help police, call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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