NOPD investigates homicide in N.O. Central Business District

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Police in New Orleans investigate an early morning homicide in the Central Business District in downtown New Orleans.

It happened about 12:26 a.m. on Tuesday in the 500 block of Baronne Street near Poydras Street, according to the NOPD.

Police say when officers arrived they found a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. EMS pronounced him dead on the scene.

The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine the official cause of death and release the victim's name upon completion of an autopsy and notification of family.

The investigation is underway. This is the follows two other overnight shootings in the city which injured three people.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact NOPD’s Homicide Unit at 504-658-5300. Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.