Man shot to death on Toledano

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A man was shot to death on Friday (Sept. 9) on Toledano near South Claiborne Avenue, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

At about 7:40 p.m., Sixth District police officers found Wilbert Smith, 61, lying in front of a house in the 3000 block of Toledano Street. Smith was unresponsive and had suffered a gunshot wound. Medical responders pronounced him dead on scene.

Anyone with information is urged to call the NOPD Homicide Division at 504-658-5300 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 Sept. 12 with the victim’s name. 

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