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NEWORLEANS-- A man in a car that had been carjacked in Central City was seen by witnesses fatally shooting himself in Mid-City, according to police.

According to NOPD spokesman Officer Garry Flot, the man was seen getting out of a black Mercedes that had been carjacked in the 1600 block of Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard earlier in the day.

The man walked to another car in the 200 block of North Salcedo Street, by Warren Easton High School. He got a gun out of the second vehicle and shot himself in the head, Flot said.

The unidentified man was pronounced dead on the scene and the incident is being classified as a suicide.

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