UPDATE: The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 21-year-old Tony Wilson

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — A shooting near I-610 in New Orleans left a man dead on Wednesday afternoon.

The New Orleans Police Department says the incident happened in the 1600 block Pleasure Street just east of St. Bernard Avenue around 4:15 p.m. At the scene, police found a man below the I-610 overpass suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to a hospital where he later died. There is no word yet on his identity.

The homicide remains under investigation.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is urged to contact NOPD at 504-658-5300. Those wishing to report information anonymously can do so by calling Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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