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Man fatally shot in Seventh Ward Saturday morning

Detectives have not given any information about a suspect in the shooting.


Investigators are still trying to determine who fatally shot a man in the Seventh Ward Saturday morning. 

Just after midnight, New Orleans Police officers responded to a call about a shooting in the 2400 block of A.P. Tureaud Avenue. When they arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound to the body. 

He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Authorities did not release any information about a suspect Saturday morning. 

The victim's name has not been released pending an autopsy and notification of his next of kin.

NOPD Homicide Detective Bruce Brueggeman is leading the investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300. Anybody with information about the fatal shooting can call Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.