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Victim identified in Saturday morning homicide in New Orleans East

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

The Orleans Parish Coroner has identified the victim in a fatal shooting Saturday morning in New Orleans East.

Brian Jones Jr, 22, was found shot to death inside of a vehicle.

According to police, Jones was found around 12:22 a.m. in the 7200 block of Willowbrae Drive. His body was found in a 2010 Honda Civic with multiple gunshot wounds. Police pronounced him dead on the scene.

Several days after the shooting, police have not released any information on his death.

Police are gathering evidence and looking for suspects and a motive. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest.

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