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The NOPD has issued an arrest warrant for 32-year-old Ronald Claude in connection with the shooting death of Wesley Nelson, 53, on July 31 in the 7800 block of Venice Boulevard.

Nelson was found lying in a pool of blood in the middle of the street. He had been shot multiple times. He died on the scene.

Police said Detective Rayell Johnson identified Claude as a suspect. Johnson can be contacted at (504) 658-5300.