Man killed in Hollygrove shooting Sunday afternoon

New Orleans, La.- Police are investigating a shooting at the Palmetto Street Apartments where 27-year-old Melvin Labat was shot several times.

The incident happened shortly after 1:00 p.m. in the 8300 block of Palmetto Street.

Police say Labat had just left his apartment to run some errands when multiple gunshots were heard.

Labat was found lying in the stairwell suffering from several gunshot wounds to his body and was pronounced dead on the scene.

Anyone with any information on this shooting is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111.