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NEW ORLEANS A man was discovered lying on the ground after being fatally shot in New Orleans East on Tuesday night, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

The incident occurred around 11:35 p.m. in the 4200 block of McCoy Street.

The man was shot several times and died on the scene, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or 1-877-903-STOP (7867.) Crime tips can be texted to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637.) Text TELLCS and then the crime information.

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