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AVONDALE, La. -- Jefferson Parish deputies are investigating an Avondale murder Wednesday night.

The shooting happened at about 5:45 the 200 block of Butler Drive.

Deputies say Malik Schexnayder, 17, was found with multiple gunshot wounds on the front yard of a home in the area. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

An unknown amount of men were seen fleeing north on Butler Drive after the shooting. Deputies haven't released any other information on a possible suspect or a motive.

If you know something that can help investigators, you are urged to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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