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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police say a man has been injured after a shooting near a playground.

Police told NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune that the victim was shot Sunday night in the Gert Town neighborhood. The shooting occurred at an intersection adjacent to the Norwood Thompson Playground.

The man was taken to a local hospital with his injuries not immediately known.

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Information from: The Times-Picayune, http://www.nola.com