NEW ORLEANS – Police say one person was found dead with a gunshot to the head on South Galvez Street Monday morning.

According to NOPD, officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 1300 block of the street just after 6 a.m. After arriving to the area, officers discovered a man shot in the head while in the driver's seat of a dark-gray SUV in the 3600 block of Erato Street.

Police say they believe the incident occurred in near the intersection of Rocheblave and Thalia Streets.

This is a developing story. Stay with WWL-TV and WWLTV.com for updates as new information becomes available.