Gunfire in Algiers at approximately 8:30 p.m. Monday left an 18-year-old man dead in the 1200 block of Sumner Street, the New Orleans Police Department reported.

The victim, who has not been identified, was lying on the ground fatally shot when officers reached the scene, the NOPD said.

Homicide Detective Josesph Jefferson is in charge of the case and can be reached at 658-5300.

No other details have been released at this time.