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Man, 20, dead in New Orleans East shooting

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

A 20-year-old man is dead following a shooting in New Orleans East.

The shooting happened Monday evening in the 6800 block of Mayo Boulevard.

Shortly after 8:30 p.m., police say they received reports of shots fired in the area. Crews arriving on the scene found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released pending family notification.

Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible in this incident, as well as a motive.

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

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