NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide that left a man dead near the French Quarter on Saturday, Oct. 21.

NOPD officials said officers responded to a call of a shooting near St. Philip and Decatur streets between the train tracks and the Mississippi River around 9:01 p.m.

Upon arrival, officers said they found a man who had been shot lying on the ground. He was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency medical technicians.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 39-year-old Shawn Hubbard on Monday, Oct. 23.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call Homicide Detective Stephanie Gray at (504)-658-5300, Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP (7867). 

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