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One Dead in Hollygrove Shooting

A 44-year-old man in the Hollygrove neighborhood was shot dead Thursday evening, according to a statement released by the New Orleans Police Department.

Police say the victim, whose name is being withheld pending notification of his family, was discovered by officers  in the 3000 block of General Ogden Street, at about 7:45 p.m. The man, who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, was lying in the middle of the street when officers arrived.

Responders transported him to a local hospital, where he died.

Investigators are still working to determine a motive.

 

Jason Saul served as WWNO's Director of Digital Services. In 2017 he took a position at BirdNote, in Seattle.

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