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A man was fatally shot outside a Gretna apartment complex Saturday morning.

Jefferson Parish Sherriff's Office PIO Glen Boyd said in a release the incident occurred around 1:30 a.m. Saturday on the 110 block of Whitney Avenue.

When police arrived an unidentified man was found unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds next to the apartment, Boyd said. Officers also cound multiple .9 mm casing near the victim's body.

Boyd said the man did not live at the apartment and was allegedly visiting a friend before the shooting.

No further detail were provided.