NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department reported two seemingly unrelated homicides across town on Sunday night.

According to the first report received shortly before 8 p.m., a man was found dead on the scene in the 6000 block of Wales Street in New Orleans East. The victim had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was later pronounced dead.

On Thursday, May 5, the man was identified as 31-year-old Christopher Matthews. The preliminary cause of his death has been listed as a gunshot wound.

A little more than an hour and a half later, NOPD began investigating a separate shooting in the 2600 block of MacArthur Boulevard in Algiers.

Upon arrival, officers found a man fatally wounded. The victim was declared dead on the scene by Emergency Medical Service technicians.

On Tuesday, May 3, the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 27-year-old Jebrian Williams. The preliminary cause of his death has been listed as a gunshot wound.

There is no further information on either incident at this time.

Anyone with any information on either incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.