Slidell police

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Slidell Police are investigating the shooting of man that they discovered with injuries after responding to a report of gunfire at the corner of Eighth Street and Cleveland Avenue, a spokesman said.

The man was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive.

Investigators have identified a person of interest and are following up on leads. They ask any witnesses or anyone with information to call Detective Jeremy Bertucci at 985-646-6185 or to email jbertucci@slidellpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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