NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — A man is dead and two people are in the New Orleans Police Department’s custody following a shooting in the Seventh Ward on Thursday, Sept. 21.

Officials with the NOPD said they responded to a call of shots fired in the 1800 block of Henriette Delille Street around 12:30 p.m. At the scene, officers say they located a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

He was taken to a nearby hospital where he died that night.

The Orleans Parish coroner identified the victim as 40-year-old Virice Ambrose on Tuesday, Sept. 26.

A man and girl were arrested at the time of the shooting.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call NOPD Homicide Unit detectives at (504)-658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504)-822-1111.

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