New Orleans police are investigating a fatal shooting in Gentilly.

A 26-year-old man was shot to death inside a home in the 4300 block of Sybil Street, the New Orleans Police Department said. The man's name has not been released.

Around 3:15 a.m. Tuesday, the victim and another person were involved in a verbal altercation when both produced guns, NOPD said in a preliminary offense log. The victim died at the scene.

Homicide detectives are interviewing a 29-year-old man in the shooting, NOPD spokesman Frank Robertson said.

This story will be updated with more information as it becomes available.