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A 34-year-old man died after a shooting early Thursday morning in New Orleans East.

The man was shot in the upper body around 1:20 a.m. in the 9700 block of Lake Forest Boulevard, the New Orleans Police Department said. He was transported to a local hospital, where he died around 5:30 a.m. Thursday.

The name of the man is being withheld pending notification of family members.

NOPD homicide detective Clinton Givens is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.