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A man was wounded early Wednesday morning in a drive-by shooting in the Hoffman Triangle area of Central City, New Orleans police said.

The victim, a man in his early 40s, was near Third and South Prieur streets (about a block from Taylor Park) around 2 a.m. Wednesday when he saw a black vehicle approaching, according to the initial police report. Two passengers began shooting from the vehicle, striking the victim, and he was taken to the hospital afterward, the report states.

Details about his condition were not included in the report. Anyone with information about the case is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 822-1111.

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