A 19-year-old man was shot to death Monday at the intersection of Canal and South Rampart streets, police said.
A police officer in the area heard gunfire and responded to the intersection around 5:40 p.m., the New Orleans Police Department said in a news release. Seconds later, the officer saw the victim lying on the sidewalk, shot in the chest.
The man was transported to an area hospital, where he later died.
Anyone with information on the shooting should call detective Andrew Waldron at 504-658-5300 or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.
A person driving in the area captured the scene on video. Warning: the video contains graphic language.
Mobile/tablet users: View the video here.