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Man shot to death near City Park early Monday

(Mid-City Messenger file photo)

A man was killed in a shooting early Monday (Nov. 14) on North Carrollton Avenue near Dumaine Street, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

Neighbors in the area heard gunshots at around 2:30 a.m. in the 900 block of North Carrollton. Police arrived and found Jemell Nelson in the street, unresponsive and with multiple bullet wounds.

Medical responders declared him dead at the scene. The Coroner’s Office found he was killed by the gunshot wounds. Nelson was 31.

Medical responders declared him dead at the scene. Anyone with information is urged to call Homicide Detective Stephanie Gray at 504-658-5300 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 to leave an anonymous tip that could be eligible for a cash reward.

This report was updated Nov. 17 with information from the Coroner’s Office. 

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