Man dead in New Orleans East shooting

Man dead in New Orleans East shooting

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - People who live on Vanderkloot Avenue describe the neighborhood as a quiet one. In fact, no one heard anything Monday morning before a resident discovered the body of a man in the front yard of a home.

Police are investigating the fatal shooting in the Little Woods neighborhood of New Orleans East.

Officers first received reports of the shooting around 7:10 a.m.after a resident arrived home and spotted the victim's body.

Police say he had at least one gunshot wound to his body.

Investigators say the man didn't have any identification on him and people who lived on the street didn't recognize him. An autopsy will be performed to learn the identity of the victim and how he died.

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

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