Police are investigating a homicide in New Orleans East Wednesday afternoon.

According to NOPD, it occurred in the 6600 block of Warfield Street around 6:30 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found an unresponsive man lying in a grassy area suffering from gunshot wounds. Police say the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim's name has not been released pending completion of an autopsy and notification of family.

Additional information has not been released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.