MARRERO, La. -- Jefferson Parish deputies are investigating a homicideTuesday night in Marrero.
According to police, just before 10 p.m. officers were dispatched to numerous reports of gunshots in the 2100 block of Constance Drive.
Additional 911 calls indicated a male was shot and was lying on the ground in the same block of Constantine.
Police arrived and found 19-year-old Otis Hixon, from Waggaman, shot once in the back of the head.
Hixon was pronounced dead on the scene.
Crime scene technicians recovered a number of spent shell casings of different calibers around the area where the body was discovered, but have yet to determine a motive or a suspect.
Anyone with information in this matter is asked to contact Homicide Detective Donald Zanotelli at 504-364-5300 or Crimestoppers at 822-1111.