A man was shot to death Tuesday night in Algiers, New Orleans police said.

The shooting happened a little after 8 p.m. in the 1100 block of Thayer Street.

Officers arrived to find the unidentified victim on the ground. He died on the scene from an apparent gunshot wound to the head, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact homicide Detective Joe Jefferson at (504) 658-5300 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.