Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man found dead Friday evening at the intersection of North Johnson Street and Bayou Road, just off Esplanade Avenue. The man was shot multiple times according to a New Orleans Police Department news release.

Police responding to the call around 8:30 p.m. found the man lying in the street. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The First District investigative unit is in charge of the on-going investigation and can be reached at 504-658-6010.

The Coroner’s Office will release the victim’s identity after notification of family members.