Sep 282018

NOPD officers investigate a crime scene at the Shell station on the corner of S. Carrollton and Earhart on Friday, September 28. One man was found fatally shot in the chest.

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.

New Orleans police investigate a homicide at the Shell gas station on South Carrollton Avenue. (Zach Brien,

New Orleans police investigate a fatal shooting at the Shell gas station at South Carrollton and Earhart Boulevard. (Zach Brien,

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