Early this morning St. Mary Parish Deputies were called out to Columbus Avenue in Bayou Vista after some called in about shots being fired in that area.  Deputies say that's when they found an unresponsive man.

Deputies say the victim was pronounced dead by the St. Mary Parish Coroner.  The name of the victim is being withheld at this point pending notification of family.

Deputies say their investigation is ongoing, and they are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office at 985-384-1622 or 337-828-1960.