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NEWORLEANS-- Police are investigating a shooting in Central City that claimed the life of a man.

Around 12:30 p.m., the 31-year-old victim was driving near the intersection of Josephine and Lasalle streets when someone opened fire on his car, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

The man was hit multiple times by gunfire, lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a house. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

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

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