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Coroner identifies man gunned down in the driveway of his N.O. East home

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

A man was shot dead early Wednesday morning in the driveway of his New Orleans East home.

The coroner has identified the victim as 44-year-old Lester Johnson.

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

Officers arriving on the scene found Johnson lying in the driveway. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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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