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BRIDGECITY, La. -- JeffersonParish investigators are on the scene of a fatal shooting in Bridge City, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

Around 12:30 p.m., a male victim was fatally shot in the 3400 block of River Road.

Deputies were called to the scene by a man saying he found a body lying on the river side of the levee, according to the sheriff's office.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they found the body of a black male victim lying on the levee apron. He had been shot multiple time and was pronounced dead on the scene.

Crime scene technicians recovered a number of spent shell casings.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Michael Patrick at 504-364-5300 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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