19-year-old shot dead on North Rampart, New Orleans

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A 19-year-old unidentified man is dead following a shooting in New Orleans’ Holy Cross neighborhood on Sunday night, according to police.

The New Orleans Police Department, the shooting happened at approximately 9:39 p.m. in the 5200 block of North Rampart Street. Responding officers located the man with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene, reports says.

The NOPD said detectives are still gathering evidence to determine a possible suspect responsible and a motive for the shooting.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will determine the man’s official cause of death and release his name following an autopsy.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Unit Detective Rayell Johnson at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.