A call of reporting shots fired in the 2200 block of Westbend Parkway was received around 11:51 p.m.
When responding officers arrived, they discovered an adult male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
The victim died at the scene.
Investigators are currently in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify the person(s) responsible for this incident, as well as a motive. No further information is currently available.
The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will determine an official cause of death and release the victim’s name upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.
Homicide Detective Mary Lou Agustin is leading the ongoing investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300 with any information regarding this incident. Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.