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NEWORLEANS-- Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old man.

The man was shot shortly after 5 p.m. in the 8700 block of Pritchard Place. According to police, the male victim was in the block when a gray vehicle approached and some inside began firing at him.

The man was hit multiple times, police said, ran into a grassy field near the intersection of Monroe Street and Pritchard Place, where he collapsed and died.

The murder is the second of the day. A 50-year-old man was found stabbed to death inside a home in the 1900 block of Conti Street around 1 a.m. will have more details as they become available.

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