New Orleans Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting in the 12300 block of South I-10 Service Road.

The investigation is ongoing.

Updated at 7:30 - The person fatally shot was a 20-year-old male.

"At approximately 4:20 p.m., police responded to a call of a male shot, and upon their arrival found the victim on the fourth floor of the hotel fatally shot lying on the floor of the hallway," said NOPD statement.

The coroner will release the identity of the victim after contacting family members and then perform an autopsy.