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19-year-old dead after shooting on North Rampart Street

When they arrived on scene, police said they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to an unknown part of his body. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

NEW ORLEANS — Authorities say a 19-year-old man is dead after a shooting in New Orleans' Holy Cross neighborhood on Sunday night.

According to the New Orleans Police Department, the shooting happened around 9:39 p.m. in the 5200 block of North Rampart Street. Officers arriving at the scene found the 19-year-old man with a gunshot wound. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

The NOPD said detectives are still gathering evidence to determine a possible suspect responsible and a motive for the shooting.

The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine the man's official cause of death and release his name following an autopsy.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Unit Detective Rayell Johnson at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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