NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — The New Orleans Police Department began investigating a deadly shooting in Central City Wednesday (Nov. 23)

According to NOPD, just before 3:50 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. near Jackson Ave. Upon arrival, they found an unresponsive man suffering from a gunshot wound inside of a vehicle. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

No further details are available at this time as the NOPD is in the process of gathering evidence and information in order to determine a possible suspect and motive. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will release the victims identity after an autopsy is done and the family is notified.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call NOPD Sixth District detectives at 504-658-6060 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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