Gunfire in Avondale leaves one man dead

New Orleans, La. - Jefferson Parish Homicide Detectives are investigating a shooting that left an unidentified man dead. The incident occurred Sunday around 8:18 p.m. in the 300 block of Pat Drive in Avondale. The man's identity will be released once family members are notified.

Police say that officers responded to calls of shots fired. When officers arrived on the scene, they found the victim lying in a driveway, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Several spent shell casings were recovered from the scene.

Investigators are gathering information and evidence to identify the person(s) responsible, as well as a motive. If you have any information that could help investigators, you are asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111 or the Jefferson Parish Homicide Division at 504-364-5300.