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The Houma Police Department is investigating a murder that occurred early Sunday morning.

According to police, shots were fired inside a home on Wilson Avenue around 2:44 a.m., and when officers arrived they found a 21-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the chest.

The man, who has not yet been identified, died shortly afterward.

According to the Houma Courier, an initial investigation indicates that a man entered the house and was involved in a fight with the victim and began shooting.

The investigation is in its early stages and more information will be released as it develops, police said.

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