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NEWORLEANS - A man was found fatally shot near St. Claude Avenue Tuesday morning, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Around 8 a.m., police received a call of a man down in the 3000 block of North Villere Street, which intersects at Montegut Street.

He was found lying on the ground and was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.

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