A 33-year-old man was shot dead following a shooting incident in Barataria on Sunday morning.
According to reports, residents of Sawmill Avenue, Barataria, heard several loud explosions around 9 am.
Despite searches, residents did not see anything.
It was not until 10 am that residents stumbled across the body of Matthew Fraser, alias “Tallo” in a track off Sawmill Avenue.
Police visited the scene and the body was removed to the Forensic Sciences Center, Federation Park for an autopsy on Monday.
Police are linking this killing to gang warfare in the area.