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NEWORLEANS- A man was found shot several times inside of a car in the Bayou St. John area Monday morning.

Police received a call of a shooting and found the victim, identified as Tyrin Whitfield, in the 800 block of North Dupre Street at approximately 8:10 a.m.

He died on the scene.

The shooting happened several blocks from where a teenager was shot in the face in the 3100 block of Orleans Avenue Sunday night.

The shooting continued a run of violence that included several shootings over the weekend, including one that killed a grandmother and wounded a 4-year-old.

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