NOPD investigates Airline Highway murder

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Murder Investigation on Airline Highway

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Police Department is currently investigating a homicide in the 9200 block of Airline Highway.

Officers got the call of a man shot at around 5:10 a.m. Friday.

When they arrived on the scene, they found the victim lying in a grassy area next to the railroad tracks.

EMS tried to revive the victim, but he died at the scene.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact Homicide Division Detective Maggie McCourt at (504) 658-5300.