Murder closed the I-10

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New Orleans police shut down the I-10 at Bullard early this morning after a shooting left one man dead.

"Around 1:03 a.m., Seventh District officers responded to an aggravated battery by shooting near the intersection of I-10 East and Bullard Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead on scene by EMS," the NOPD said in a news release.

The victim was described as "an adult male."

Cops reopened the interstate around 5:00am.

Police reports show:

"Officers observed the victim slumped over steering wheel inside his vehicle. When officers removed him from vehicle, they discovered he was shot in upper portion of his body. The officers requested EMS to the scene. EMS was unable to revive subject and he was pronounced on scene."

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