Update, 11 a.m. Thursday: The man killed in a double shooting Wednesday has been identified as Lance Celestine, 37, of New Orleans.

Original story:

One man died and another man is in critical condition following a double shooting Wednesday evening in New Orleans, according to a New Orleans Police Department press release.

The two men were shot in the 1700 block of Elysian Fields Avenue around 6:35 p.m. Wednesday.

Both victims were transported to the hospital where one died and the other has sustained multiple gunshot wounds and is in critical condition, NOPD said.

Police are still in the preliminary stages of the investigation.