Jan 252019

(via NOPD)

A man was shot to death in Central City on Thursday night, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

Sixth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at 6:58 p.m. in the 2100 block of Thalia Street.

They discovered an adult black male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim died at the scene.

The Orleans Parish coroner’s office will determine an official cause of death and release the victim’s name, upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.

Homicide Detective Joseph Jefferson is leading the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any information regarding this incident. Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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