NEW ORLEANS - A man was shot and set on fire early Saturday morning in the Ninth Ward of the city, according to the NOPD.
Police did not have an identification on the victim.
According to a spokesperson, the New Orleans Fire Department was called to a scene of a reported grass fire in the 3700 block of North Rocheblave around 5:30 a.m.
Fire investigators learned that a man's body had been set on fire.
Police said the man was shot and then set ablaze.
Homicide investigators are on the case.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.