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The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man Monday night in the 2200 block of Delachaise Street in Central City.

The NOPD reports that the victim was a 30-year-old male, whose name is being withheld.

Police responded to a call about a man lying in the street about 8 p.m. Paramedics arrived on the scene and took him to a hospital, where he died.

Homicide Detective Joseph Jefferson is in charge of the investigation and can be contacted at (504) 658-5300.