METAIRIE - Following a report of gunshots fired just before 5 a.m. Sunday, officers responding to an apartment complex in the 2600 block of Houma Blvd. found a man shot in the back and lying on the floor of the living room.

The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.

According to the sheriff's office, headquarters received reports of the shots shortly before 5 a.m.

Investigators say they don't know if the victim lived at the apartment or was a visitor.

Officers were at the scene interviewing eyewitnesses.

Anyone with information on this Homicide, is asked to call our Investigations Bureau at 504-364-5300 Or Crimestoppers.