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NEWORLEANS-- Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at an off ramp of Interstate 10 in Gentilly.

Shortly before 1 a.m., the man was shot at the Franklin Avenue exit of Interstate 10, police said.

According to witnesses, the man pulled off the highway in a silver Mercedes convertible and was stopped at the red light when someone approached the car and opened fire.

The victim was shot multiple times inside his car.

When police arrived, the victim was slumped over inside the car. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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