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Man killed in St. Roch area

The shooting death occurred in the 1600 block of Marigny Street.

NEW ORLEANS — The NOPD is investigating a shooting death that occurred in the 1600 block of Marigny Street just after 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

Officers arrived to the scene to find a man down in the street suffering from a single gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

According to our partners at NOLA.com, police said the shooter was taking out his trash when he encountered a 38-year-old man. An argument ensued between the two which led to the shooting.

"The subject felt threatened by a weapon, at which time he shot the victim once," a police incident report says.

The victim's identity will be revealed once an autopsy is done and his family has been made aware.

This is a developing story, and it will be updated with the latest information available. Stick with WWLTV.com for the latest news.

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