Fatal shooting under investigation in New Orleans

A fatal shooting is under investigation at Burthe and Hillary streets in the university neighborhood, New Orleans police said early Friday.

Tulane Police officers heard shots fired near the intersection at 1:48 a.m. Friday (Jan. 10), and found a man in a vehicle who had been shot, according to the New Orleans Police Department. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Both Hillary and Burthe streets were closed by yellow police tape while crime-scene investigators focused their attention on a vehicle parked on Hillary with its doors open.