A man was fatally shot Saturday morning in Terrytown, according to a release from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. 

Deputies responding to a shooting in the 2300 block of Park Place Drive about 8:40 a.m. discovered the victim lying on the ground in a parking lot. Paramedics took him to University Medical Center in New Orleans, but he died there, JPSO said. 

The victim's identity wasn't immediately released. Deputies didn't identify a suspect in the slaying or discuss a possible motive.