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NOPD investigating New Orleans East homicide

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A man was shot to death at an apartment complex shortly after midnight in New Orleans East, according to initial New Orleans Police Department reports.

Police received a call reporting two gunshots in the 6000 block of Chef Menteur Highway around 12:25 a.m.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man lying near a building. The victim was not responsive and was suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detective Thomas Ripp is handling the investigation. Anyone with information on this case can reach him at 504-658-5300.

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