Two people were killed in separate incidents Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, New Orleans police said.

In the first incident, police responding to a call found an unidentified man lying on the street in the 8700 block of Gervais Street in New Orleans East. He had been fatally shot. Police said they were working to determine a motive and a suspect or suspects.

Homicide Detective Joseph Jefferson is in charge of the case and can be reached at (504) 658-5300.

In the second case, police found a man shot multiple times lying on the ground in the 1800 block of Allen Street in the 7th Ward. He was taken to a hospital, where he died, said Officer Garry Flot, an NOPD spokesman.

Homicide detectives investigating that case can be reached at (504) 658-5300.