Man shot to death at LaSalle and Harmony

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Police tape blocks Delachaise street near Freret in Central City. The NOPD is investigating a fatal shooting near Delachaise and South Robertson on Monday. (Zach Brien,

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A man was shot to death today (Thursday, April 16) in Central City, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

At around 11:02 a.m., Sixth District officers responded to a call of aggravated battery by shooting near Harmony and LaSalle streets. They found a 31-year-old Rodney Williams suffering from gunshot wounds.

After applying lifesaving measures, the Emergency Medical Services pronounced Williams dead at the scene.

Homicide Detective Bruce Bruggerman is in charge of this ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300. Those with information can also call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111. 

This post was updated on April 20 after the name of the victim was released.

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