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Deputies investigate Jefferson Parish murder

Metairie, La. -  A 911 call from a Marrero resident led deputies to the scene of the latest murder in Jefferson Parish.

According to a spokesman for Sheriff Newell Normand's office, a woman called 911 at around 8:30 p.m. Thursday. She told the operator she heard gunfire, and noticed a body behind a house in the 2000 block of Carver Drive.

Minutes later, deputies found a man who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Authorities say he was transported to West Jefferson General Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. 

Investigators say they have yet to determine a motive, and they have not  been able to identify any suspects.

Anyone who can help solve this case should call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.


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