A 25-year-old man died after being shot several times early Tuesday on Piety Street in the Upper 9th Ward, New Orleans police said.
Detectives believe the victim was outside his residence in the 1700 block of Piety Street when a suspect drove up and began shooting at him, forcing him inside the residence, police said in a news release. The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m.
The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to University Medical Center, where he died around 2 a.m.
The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of family members.
This story will be updated with more information as it becomes available.