NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide in the Seventh Ward Saturday afternoon.
Police say the shooting happened around 6:20 p.m. near the intersection of North Rocheblave Street and Pauger Street.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found a male lying in a vacant lot suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators are working to determine a suspect and a motive in the shooting.
If anyone has any information about this shooting, they are asked to contact Homicide Detective Brett Mathes at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.