Man gunned down at busy intersection

Man shot dead at busy intersection
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NOPD is investigating a homicide that occurred at the intersection of Simon Bolivar Avenue and Clio Street that left an adult male victim dead.

At about 5:15 p.m., NOPD Sixth District officers responded to a call of an aggravated battery by shooting at the location.

Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive adult male lying on the shoulder of the street and having sustained a gunshot wounds.

The victim was declared deceased on scene.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible for this incident, as well as a motive.

No additional details are currently available.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to anonymously contact to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.