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One killed in Marrero shooting late Friday night


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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