NOPD investigating fatal shooting on Vespasian Boulevard

New Orleans Police are investigating a fatal shooting Friday night in the 3400 block of Vespasian Boulevard.

Police received a call at 9:42 p.m. about a shooting and found a 39 year old man lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the head, said Officer Garry Flot, a New Orleans Police Department spokesman.

Police are investigating the incident as a homicide, Flot said.