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Shooting in New Orleans East leaves one woman dead

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans police are investigating a shooting in New Orleans East that left one woman dead. The incident occurred Wednesday, just after 6 p.m. in the 5400 block of Papania Drive. 

According to police, responding officers arrived on scene to find the victim, identified as a white female, lying in a parking lot, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was pronounced dead on the scene. 

Police say that according to witnesses, a maroon automobile was seen fleeing the scene and heading towards Chef Highway then in an unknown direction. The witnesses also told police that the rear passenger window of the vehicle was shot out. 

If you have any information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. 

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