Man shot to death in Irish Channel

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(via NOPD)

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred in the Irish Channel.

Around 11:30 p.m., Sixth District officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 500 block of Second Street. They found MacArthur Spellman, who was unresponsive and had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. Spellman was pronounced dead at the scene; he was 24.

No further information is available at this time.

Detective Walter Edmond is leading the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300. Citizens with information that can help solve crimes are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

This report was updated May 2 with the name and age of the victim. 

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