Man wounded in Central City shooting

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A man was shot in Central City on Monday afternoon, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

A call reporting shots fired near Simon Bolivar Avenue and Clio Street was received at 4:56 p.m. on June 10, the police report stated. A male victim subsequently arrived at a local hospital in a private vehicle suffering multiple gunshot wounds.

The vicitm, 25, told police he heard about four or gunshots and fled the area. As he fled, he realized he had been shot. A passerby picked him up and took him to the hospital.

Further details were not immediately available. Anyone with information is urged to call the NOPD Sixth District station at 504-658-6060 to speak to a detective, or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.

This report was updated as more information became available.

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