Marrero, La.- Police say a man was shot to death in a car around 11:20 p.m. in 6500 block of Rue Louis Phillipe in Marrero Friday night.
When police arrived, they discovered 28-year-old Joshua Shorty of Marrero shot multiple times and slumped over in the driver's seat of a white Chevrolet Suburban. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
Investigators say the shooting happened just seconds after an 11-year-old girl got out of the SUV and walked safely into the house.
Deputies were told the Shorty had taken the 11-year-old to get something to eat and he was returning with the child to the location.
Police say Shorty was friends with the child's mother.
Investigators have not determined a motive or suspect at this time.
Anyone with information on this shooting is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111.
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