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ST. ROSE, La. -- St. Charles deputies are investigating the fatal shooting of a man Sunday.

According to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office, around 9:15 p.m., deputies were called to the 200 block of Third Street in St. Rose. On the scene, 23-year-old Ramal Ellis, of St. Rose, was found lying in the roadway behind the Fifth African Baptish Church.

Ellis had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead on the scene, said the sheriff's office.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jeremy Pitchford at 985-783-1135 or 985-783-6807. Citizens may also contact Crimestoppers at 1-877-903-STOP. Citizens do not have to give their name nor testify and could receive up to $2,500.

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