NOPD investigating afternoon murder in Treme

New Orleans, La. - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a murder that left a 35 year-old man dead.

The shooting happened just before 2pm in the 700 block of N. Roman Street.

Police say the victim was found shot to death on the sidewalk. His name has not been released.

Witnesses in the area observed a dark grey or blue vehicle fleeing the area moments after the shooting.

Call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 if you have any information that can help investigators.