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NEWORLEANS-- Police are on the scene of a homicide in Algiers where a male victim was fatally shot in Algiers.

The male victim, whose identity has not been released, was shot and killed on Shepard Court.

Police were called to the location around 6:45 a.m., and when officers arrived, they found the 23-year-old victim in a grassy area between a canal and an apartment complex. He was pronounced dead on the scene, according to police.

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

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