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Man shot dead in the driveway of his New Orleans East home

The shooting happened around 1:45 a.m. Wednesday in the 9700 block of W. Wheaton Circle. The shooting happened around 1:45 a.m. Wednesday in the 9700 block of W. Wheaton Circle.
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A man was shot dead overnight in the driveway of his New Orleans East home.

The shooting happened around 1:45 a.m. Wednesday in the 9700 block of W. Wheaton Circle.

Officers arriving on the scene found a 44-year-old man lying in the driveway. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim's name has not been released pending family notification.

The investigation is ongoing and detectives are investigating to determine a motive, suspect(s) or witnesses to the incident.  

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

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