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A CSI officer at the crime scene investigates the murder of Nigel Sanderson which occurred in Barataria, yesterday.

Police are trying to determine the motive behind the murder of a Santa Cruz man yesterday.

Police said officers responded to a report of shots fired at the corner of Fourth and Seventh Avenues, Barataria just before 9 am yesterday.

When officers arrived they found Nigel Sanderson in a car, slumped over the steering wheel.

Police said Sanderson was shot several times in the head.

He lived at La Canoa Road, Santa Cruz.

Officers said yesterday they were unsure as to why Sanderson was in the area and had no reason why he was killed.

Investigations are ongoing.