New Orleans Police investigating shooting death of male on Dauphine Street

A male was shot and killed on Dauphine Street in the French Quarter Thursday night, according to New Orleans Police.

Officers responded to a shooting in the 500 block of Dauphine Street shortly after 7 p.m. and, upon arrival, located an male who sustained a gunshot wound, according to the NOPD.

The victim was declared dead at the scene.

Investigators are in the process of gathering evidence and information to identify any suspects and a motive, according to the NOPD.

No additional details of the incident were provide.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office will identify the victim and official cause of death upon completion of autopsy and notification of family, according to the NOPD.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact NOPD Homicide Unit Detective Miles Guirreri at 504-658-5300. Anonymous callers can contact Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111 or 877-903-7867.