Police investigate deadly shooting in eastern New Orleans

Police are investigating following a deadly shooting in eastern New Orleans.

Officers say that a 20-year-old man was shot multiple times just before 6 p.m. Monday in the 6800 block of West Coronet Court.

Authorities say the victim was found in the rear yard of a multi-family dwelling with multiple gunshot wounds to the body. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending family notification.

Little information is known at this time. FOX 8 will continue to update the story as details become available.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 504-822-1111.

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