NEW ORLEANS — A 23-year-old man is dead after a shooting in New Orleans East late Sunday night.
According to the New Orleans Police Department, the shooting happened around 7:42 p.m. in the 6500 block of Almonaster Avenue. Officers arriving at the scene found a man lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators are still trying to determine a motive for the shooting and to identify who was responsible.
The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine the official cause of death and release the man's name at a later time.
Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact NOPD homicide detectives at 504-658-5300. Residents can also report information anonymously to Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.