NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a homicide that left a man dead near the Michoud area on Sunday, Nov. 12.

NOPD officials said officers responded to a report of a man who had been shot in the 14000 block of Chef Menteur Highway around 5:50 p.m.

They said he was brought to a local hospital suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, where he later died.

The Orleans Parish coroner identified the victim as 25-year-old Erik Mukthar on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Anyone with information about the fatal shooting can call NOPD Homicide Section detectives at (504)-658-5300 or Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at (504)-822-1111.

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