A man was shot to death in the 6200 block of North Rampart Street near Tricou Street Monday night, New Orleans police said.

Around 7:30 p.m., officers found the victim, a man believed to be in his late 50s, lying in the street suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck, the New Orleans Police Department said in a news release.

He was taken to University Medical Center, where he died around 7:50 p.m. His identification will be released pending notification of family members.

Homicide detective Nick Williams is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300.