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NEWORLEANS-- Police are investigating the second fatal shooting of the day. A man died after being shot in Central City Monday.

The male victim was shot multiple times in the 2000 block of Second Street, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where he later died from his injuries. The victim's age and identity have yet to be released.

The shooting comes a few hours after a man was gunned down in Gentilly, continuing a violent trend that sparked this weekend. Five men have been fatally shot since Saturday afternoon.

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

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