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New Orleans Police are investigating a deadly shooting in Gentilly. The shooting was reported Monday morning in the 2600 block of Dreaux Avenue.more>>
New Orleans, La. - The subject of a best selling book after Hurricane Katrina is found not guilty of trying to hire someone to kill his ex-wife.
Prosecutors claimed Abdulrahman Zeitoun attacked his then wife with a tire iron.
While in jail on those charges, they claim he tried to hire another inmate to kill her for $20,000 thousand dollars.
Our partners at nola.com, The Times Picayune report Judge Frank Marullo issued a not guilty verdict today and blasted prosecutors for putting the former inmate on the stand.
Marullo said the former inmate had a track record of lying on the stand.
Zeitoun was portrayed as a hero protagonist in the best-selling 2009 book "Zeitoun" by Dave Eggers.
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