A man was found shot to death Friday morning at a gas station on South Carrollton Avenue, and a homicide investigation is now in progress there, New Orleans police said.
The shooting took place at a gas station in the 3100 block of South Carrollton Avenue, at the corner of Earhart Boulevard, NOPD spokesman Aaron Looney said shortly before 9 a.m. The victim was found with a gunshot wound to the chest and pronounced dead at the scene, Looney said.
Police vehicles and crime-scene tape surrounded the Shell gas station Friday morning as the investigation proceeded. Investigators focused on the carwash area of the gas station.
The crime scene remains actively under investigation at 10 a.m. Friday. This article will be updated as more information becomes available.