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NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans police are investigating a shooting Wednesday night in the 7th Ward

It happened in the 3000 block of Republic Street just after 9 p.m.

Police haven't identified the victim. They said he was shot in the back, and he was last listed in critical condition.

Police haven't named a suspect or a motive.

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

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