New Orleans Police searching for Saturday morning killer

Man shot in the head in N.O. East

Don Ames
May 18, 2019 - 12:47 pm
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New Orleans Police responded to a call of aggravated battery by shooting Saturday morning in New Orleans East.

The NOPD says they received a call about a shooting in the 4200 block of America Street around 6 a.m. Saturday. 

When they arrived, officers found a man lying in the street with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. 

Police said they were still trying to determine the shooter's identity and a motive for the shooting. 

The victim's identity was not released Saturday morning pending the completion of an autopsy and notification of his next of kin. 

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