NEW ORLEANS -- Police are investigating a shooting just outside of St. Roch Wednesday afternoon that left one person dead.

The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of Elysian Fields Avenue.

An initial report from the New Orleans Police Department said a 24-year-old man was shot multiple times in the head. Police said he later died at the hospital.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

This is a developing story, Eyewitness News will update this story as it develops.