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NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the death of an unidentified male Thursday morning in the Saint Roch neighborhood.

According to police, a call came in around 6:40 a.m. that a man was down on the sidewalk in the 2000 block of Pauger Street. He was shot in the shoulder.

The victim was transported to the hospital where he later died.

A.P. Tureaud Elementary School, which is in the same block as the homicide, was placed on lockdown as a precautionary measure and classes have resumed.

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