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NOPD: Female victim of New Orleans East shooting dies

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans police are investigating a shooting in New Orleans East that took the life of a woman. The incident occurred Tuesday afternoon in the 6600 block of Virgilian Street. 

According to police, officers arrived on scene to find the victim, sitting in a vehicle, suffering from a gunshot wound to the back. She was transported to an area hospital but later died from her injuries. 

Investigators learned that while the victim was sitting in the vehicle, an unknown black man approached and opened fire on the vehicle.

If you have any additional information that could help police with this case, you are asked to call NOPD Homicide Detectives at 504-658-5300 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111. 

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