NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — A 22-year-old man is dead after a shooting in the Seventh Ward Saturday (March 25th).

It happened at the intersection of Pauger and Villere Streets around 7:10 p.m. when officers responded to a call about shots fired. At the scene officers found a man lying on the sidewalk.

He was taken to a hospital where he later died.

The victim’s identify has not been released at this time, pending notification of next of kin.

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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