Man found lying in carport shot, killed early Thursday

NOPD is investigating a deadly shooting in New Orleans East just before 2 a.m. Thursday morning. A man was found killed and lying in the carport.

NEW ORLEANS -- A man was found shot and killed early Thursday morning, police say.

According to New Orleans Police Department, officers responded to a call around 2 a.m. Thursday morning about shots fired in the 4600 block of Rhodes Drive.

When officers arrived, a man was found lying in the carport of a house and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

EMS was called but the man died at the scene.

Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will release man's identity pending notification to the family.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Theo Kent or any Homicide Division detective at (504) 658-5300.

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