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NEWORLEANS- A man was shot and killed while working on a car in his driveway in New Orleans East Sunday afternoon.

According to police, the victim, a 51-year-old man whose name was not given, was repairing a vehicle in a driveway around 4 pm when family members say they heard several gunshots.

The incident occurred in the 4700 block of Werner Drive.

Police said family members rushed outside and saw the victim bleeding from the head. Officers who arrived on the scene found him lying under a raised vehicle. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police said a man was seen leaving the area on foot and that a silver or gray Chevy was parked nearby.

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