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NEWORLEANS-- Police are investigating a fatal shooting in eastern New Orleans -- the second fatal shooting in less than 24 hours in the area. Police are on the scene of the shooting in the 7200 block of Salem Drive.

According to NOPD spokesperson Officer Hilal Williams, the victim was a 39-year-old man. He was found inside his home, where he had been shot multiple times. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Monday evening, a 15-year-old boy was fatally shot near the intersection of Star Street and Curran Road around 8:30 p.m. The victim was reportedly shot in the head. First responders pronounced him dead on the scene.

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