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Man killed in Algiers shooting, NOPD says

Police say the male victim sustained a gunshot wound in the attack and was later declared dead.
Credit: NOPD

NEW ORLEANS — A man was killed in an Algiers shooting Wednesday afternoon, NOPD officials said. 

The shooting was reported in the 2200 block of Cobblestone Lane around 4:15 p.m. 

Police say the male victim sustained a gunshot wound in the attack and was later declared dead.

No information on a possible suspect or motive was released Wednesday night. 

The victim was not identified pending notification of his next of kin. 

His killing is the latest in a pattern of gun-related crimes throughout New Orleans. NOPD officials have acknowledged the uptick in violence and authorized overtime for homicide detectives and patrol officers in response to the spike.   

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