Police investigate deadly shooting in New Orleans East

Police are investigating after a man was found shot multiple times in the back yard of an abandoned residence in New Orleans East.

Officers say the victim was found around 2:25 p.m. Thursday in the 6700 block of Foch Road.

Officers were called to investigate a man down at the residence. Police arriving on the scene say they found the victim unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim's name is unknown at this time.

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

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