NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a shooting that left an unidentified man dead Friday night.

The shooting happened at around 10:50 p.m., according to police

When officers arrived on the scene, the man was found inside of a white vehicle that had struck a tree near the sidewalkin the 4500 block ofElysian Fields Avenue.The man was pronounced dead on the scene from a gunshot wound.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111
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