NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)— The New Orleans Police Department began investigating a shooting on Thursday night in Algiers.

According to NOPD, the shooting happened in the 3700 block of Mansfield Avenue.

Reports show that when police arrived they discovered a man suffering from a gunshot wound. 

The victim was taken to a local hospital by EMS where he later died, according to NOPD.

On Monday, April 18, the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 19-year-old Jestin Kinard.

No further information is currently available. 

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