Man shot to death on Elysian Fields Ave.

Man shot to death on Elysian Fields Ave.

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department says a man was shot to death Sunday morning on Elysian Fields Avenue.

The shooting happened just before 2:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of Elysian Fields Ave.

Police say Fifth District officers who arrived at the scene found an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds outside of a parking lot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators are working to identify a suspect and determine a motive in the shooting.

The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office is withholding the name of the victim until an autopsy is completed. Once the autopsy is completed and victim's family is notified, the victim's name and cause of death will be released.

If anyone has any information about the shooting, they are asked to contact Homicide Detective Michael Poluikis at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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