A man was fatally shot Wednesday night near the intersection of North Dorgenois Street and Dumaine Street, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Police officers responded to the 6th Ward intersection around 7 p.m. and found the victim lying in the middle of the street suffering from several gunshot wounds.

The victim, whose name is being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.