Police are continuing investigating into the murder of a St. James man who was found shot dead in Barataria on Wednesday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Jason Des Vignes.

According to police reports, he was found slumped against the steering wheel of his vehicle at around 12:15 am on Wednesday

Initially, it was thought that he was drunk and had pulled at the site of the roadway. However, when officers made a check, they observed that Des Vignes had been shot.

The area was cordoned off and crime scene investigators visited the location.

Des Vignes, police said, was from Belle Vue Road, Long Circular.

Police currently have no motive for this incident.