19-year-old shot to death in Central City

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(via NOPD)

A 19-year-old man was killed in Central City on Wednesday, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

NOPD Sixth District officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 1300 block of South Saratoga Street, near Thalia Street, at about 5:10 p.m.. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, later identified as Gerren Green, unresponsive with a gunshot wound.

Medical responders declared Green dead at the scene, and the incident was reclassified as a homicide. He was 19.

Homicide Detective Arin Starzyk is in charge of the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 or call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.

This report was updated Sept. 11 with the name of the victim. 

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