Man dies after being shot multiple times on S. Claiborne Ave.

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NEW ORLEANS - A fatal shooting along South Claiborne Avenue stopped traffic this afternoon.

Shots rang out just after 3:30 p.m. near the intersection of First Street and Claiborne, according to the NOPD.

Responding officers found a man lying in the neutral ground suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to the NOPD.

The left lane of Westbound Claiborne was closed as officers responded to the scene.

Homicide Detective Daniel Hiatt is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at (504) 658-5300 with any information regarding this incident.

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