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A male victim who suffered a gunshot wound to the chest in a shooting Tuesday in Gentilly has died, New Orleans police said.

Officers called to the 2100 block of Caton Street around 7:15 p.m. found the man lying on a sidewalk suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, according to a NOPD news release. The victim was transported by EMS to a hospital, where he died.

No further details were immediately available. The victim's name was being withhold pending notification of family, police said.