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Driver killed during Mid-City pizza delivery

A candle burns at the scene of the shooting on Saint Louis, photo via Carolyn Scofield A candle burns at the scene of the shooting on Saint Louis, photo via Carolyn Scofield

Gunfire erupted during a Mid-City pizza delivery, leaving a 35-year-old delivery driver dead.

New Orleans police were called to the 2800 block of St. Louis Drive just after midnight on Monday morning. Officers arriving on the scene found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives say that the victim was a 35-year-old pizza delivery driver for Domino's Pizza. Officers say the man was making a delivery to a residence when a verbal altercation transpired. Moments later, gunfire erupted.

Police say the victim's vehicle was stolen during the incident. Officers are searching for the victim's 2014 black Toyota Corolla with Louisiana plates VUH 283.

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

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