NEWORLEANS-- Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Central City, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Around 8 a.m., the male victim, 23-year-old Lester Foster was shot in the 3200 block of Second Street, according to police.

When officers arrived on the scene, Foster was lying on the sidewalk in front of a home. He had been shot in the head. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died.

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

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