Early Sunday morning shooting in the French Quarter claims the life of a man, NOPD says

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A man who was shot in the 900 block of St. Louis Street during the early morning hours of June 30 has died, according to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD).

The NOPD says it responded to the call of an aggravated battery by shooting at approximately 3:30 a.m. and found a man who was shot at least once.

Local media are reporting that the 33-year-old man was approached by a woman, who shot the man following an argument.

NOPD and media sources report that the man was taken to the University Medical Center where he later died.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s name and cause of death after an autopsy and notification of next of kin, according to the NOPD.

No additional details were released.

The NOPD asks anyone with information regarding this incident to call homicide detectives at 504-658-5300. Anonymous callers can also contact Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-STOP.

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