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Man shot to death in Central City on Wednesday: police

Around 5:09 p.m., officers with NOPD's Sixth district were told of a shooting near S Saratoga and Thalia streets, about a block from a New Orleans Fire Department
Credit: NOPD

NEW ORLEANS — A man was shot and killed in Central City on Wednesday, a spokesperson from the New Orleans Police Department's Public Information Officer said. 

Around 5:09 p.m., officers with NOPD's Sixth district were told of a shooting near S Saratoga and Thalia streets, about a block from a New Orleans Fire Department station on S Saratoga Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard. 

Police officers are investigating the killing as a homicide, the spokesperson said in a release. 

The victim died.

No further details are currently available.

Anyone willing to share information that can help police in the investigation can call CrimeStoppers at 504.822.1111 or toll-free 1.877.903.7867

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