Man shot and killed Tuesday night in St. Claude neighborhood

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — New Orleans police say a man was shot and killed Tuesday night in the St. Claude neighborhood.

According to police, the shooting happened in the 1600 block of Desire Street at about 9:40.  They’re reporting just one victim and he died at the scene.

Police say the man had been shot several times.

The scene is outside of a diner at the corner of Desire and Claiborne Avenue.  Police are blocking at least a portion of Claiborne while they conduct their investigation.

Anyone with information should call CrimeStoppers at 504-822-1111.  You don’t have to reveal your name or testify, and you could earn a cash reward.