NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Detectives say a man is dead after he was shot in the Seventh Ward on Thursday. The New Orleans Police Department reports that just after 5:30 p.m., officers were called to the 1100 block of St. Anthony Street, near the road’s intersection with Rampart Street.

Soon after the original call, police say the shooting actually occurred in the 1700 block of Henriette Delille. Reports say the man, whose age was not listed, sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his body and was taken to an area hospital where he later died.

After further investigation detectives learned that the victim was involved in a verbal argument when gunshots were fired.

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Anyone with any additional information about the incident is urged to contact NOPD Fifth District detectives at (504) 658-6050. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crimestoppers via an online form, or by calling