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Officers found a man shot to death in the driver’s seat of a vehicle early Wednesday in the 9400 block of Greenwell Springs Road, the Baton Rouge Police Department said.

Earl Wade, 51, of 11926 Catalina Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene, Cpl. Don Coppola Jr., a police spokesman, said.

Capt. Ronald Norman said officers responded to reports of a shooting at 2:46 a.m. The motive for the shooting is still unknown.

Contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867 with information in the case.