FOX 8: Man Shot To Death Near Hollygrove Neighborhood

(WVUE/FOX 8) Police are investigating a shooting death in the 9200 block of Airline Highway.

The male victim, who was in his mid-20s, was killed around 5:09 a.m. on Friday.

When police arrived at the scene, they found the man lying in a grassy area near railroad tracks running adjacent to Airline Highway. EMS arrived and treated the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A NOPD spokesperson said investigators have a suspect in custody. He has not been arrested, but they believe he was involved in the shooting.

The shooting caused police to shut down two lanes of traffic on the roadway headed to I-10, causing commuters some problems.

An accident involving at least three cars was caused by rubbernecking motorists.

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