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Police identify victim in deadly Metairie shooting

Crime scene photo, 2400 block of Pasadena Avenue Crime scene photo, 2400 block of Pasadena Avenue
Crime scene photo, 2400 block of Pasadena Avenue Crime scene photo, 2400 block of Pasadena Avenue
METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) -

Gunfire erupted in Metairie on Tuesday night killing a man visiting his girlfriend, witnesses report. Police have identified the victim.

The shooting happened around 10 p.m. Tuesday in the 2400 block of Pasadena Avenue.

Officers arriving on the scene say they found Karlton Charles, 35, lying between two apartment buildings. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses tell police that the Charles was in the area visiting his girlfriend. Police state he was shot multiple times while walking to his pickup truck.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (504) 362-5300.

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