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NEWORLEANS -- Police are investigating a murder in Algiers, according to an official with the New Orleans Police Department.

Shortly before 9 p.m., police confirmed a fatal shooting in the 2000 block of L.B. Landry Avenue.

According to police, officers responded to calls reporting a shooting around 8:20 p.m. When officers arrived on the scene, an unidentified man was found inside a truck in the parking lot at the Fischer Housing Development. The man had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead on the scene.

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

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