The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office has identified the man killed in a shooting in the Upper 9th Ward on Tuesday night.

Travon Williams, 38, was the man shot to death in the 1600 block of Desire Street, according to a spokesman for the office.

Police said that officers responding to a call of gunshots found Williams lying near a restaurant at the corner of Desire Street and North Claiborne Avenue with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Homicide Detective Jamaane Roy is in charge of the investigation. He can be reached at (504) 658-5300.

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