A 31-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday night near the intersection of Allen and Roman streets in the 7th Ward, New Orleans police said.

Around 7:37 p.m., officers found the male victim lying facedown underneath the Interstate 10 overpass with multiple gunshot wounds to the body, the New Orleans Police Department said in a news release. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim's name was withheld pending notification of family members.

Homicide Detective Nick William is in charge of the investigation and can be reached at 504-658-5300.

More details to come.