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Man found shot dead in middle of road on New Orleans bridge

Man found shot dead in middle of road on New Orleans bridge
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POSTED: Friday, July 6, 2012 - 9:30pm

UPDATED: Friday, July 6, 2012 - 9:34pm

Homicide Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 35 year-old man in New Orleans.

On Thursday July 5,2012 at about 11:20pm, Motorist were travelling eastbound on the Saint Claude Avenue Bridge when they observed a black male subject covered in blood in the middle lane unresponsive. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.

“Officers arrived and found the victim sprawled across the lanes of the bridge. He’d been shot multiple times and died on the scene.”

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

Homicide Detective Joseph Jefferson is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at (504) 658-5300.

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