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MARRERO, LA- The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of a Friday night shooting in Marrero as 28-year-old Joshua Shorty.

According to JPSO, there were reports of gunfire around 11:20 p.m. in the 6500 block of Rue Louis Phillipe. Officials say that when they arrived on the scene they found the victim, shot several times, slumped over in the driver's seat of a white Chevrolet Suburban. Police pronounced him dead on the scene.

Police say the shooting happened seconds after the victim had walked with an eight-year-old to a house at that location.

Police do not have a motive or a suspect for the shooting at this time.

Anyone with information that could help the investigation should call the JPSO Investigations Bureau at 504-364-5300 or Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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