NEW ORLEANS — Police say a man is dead after he was shot several times in New Orleans’ Little Woods neighborhood Monday night.

According to the New Orleans Police Department, the shooting happened around 8:13 p.m. in the 7800 block of Placid Street. Officers arriving at the scene found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. The man died at the scene.

Investigators are still trying to determine a motive for the shooting as well as identify who was responsible.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s name and an official cause of death at a later time.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact NOPD homicide detective Marylou Agustin at (504) 658-5300. Residents can also report information to Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.