The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of an unidentified man in the 1100 block of North Claiborne Avenue, according to a news release issued by Officer Hilal Williams of the NOPD.

Williams said the victim was located by officers at approximately 1:30 a.m. lying on the ground. He had suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detective Robert Barrere is overseeing the investigation. He can be reached at 658-5300, or anyone with information can call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.