New Orleans police find man fatally wounded on porch

Homicide detectives investigated Friday night an incident in which a 24-year-old man was found near death from gunshot wounds on the porch of an abandoned residence in the 2600 block of Lasalle Street, the Police Department reporeted.

The mortally wounded victim, whose name was withheld pending notification of next of kin, was located just before 9 p.m., Officer Hilal Williams said in a news release.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he died, Williams said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (504) 822-1111 or 1 (877) 903-7867.