Afternoon shooting in N.O. East leaves one man dead

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NEW ORLEANS – A man was shot in the head and killed in New Orleans East this afternoon.

The shooting happened just before 1:00 p.m. in the 6000 block of Chef Menteur Highway, according to the NOPD.

The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.

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