NOPD investigates deadly shooting in New Orleans East

Crime scene photo (Source: Carolyn Scofield)
Crime scene photo (Source: Carolyn Scofield)
Crime scene photo (Source: Carolyn Scofield)
Crime scene photo (Source: Carolyn Scofield)
Crime scene photo (Source: Carolyn Scofield)
Crime scene photo (Source: Carolyn Scofield)

Police say that the body of a 24-year-old man was found behind a charred building in New Orleans East.

Officers say the shooting was reported around 8 a.m. in the 4600 block of Downman Road.

Police are focusing their investigation near an empty warehouse that burned down earlier this month. Officers say that the victim was found with a gunshot wound to the head.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Little information is known at this time. Additional details to follow.

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