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Posted: Sunday, 20 October 2013 6:17AM

Man murdered on 3rd Ward sidewalk

New Orleans Homicide Detectives are investigating the Saturday night fatal shooting of an unidentified male.

The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m., at the intersection of Eden and South Gayoso Streets.

Officers responding to a reported "man down" found the victim, lying unresponsive on the sidewalk, with a gunshot wound to the face.

EMS arrived and attempted, unsuccessfully, to resuscitate the victim. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible in this incident, as well as a motive.

Anyone with information that can help solve this crime is asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.

Callers can remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading to an arrest and indictment.

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