The Orange Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened around 12 a.m. Thursday in the 1500 block of Carter Street.
Captain Cliff Hargrave told 12News officers received a call of shots fired and a man down.
Captain Hargrave said when officers arrived on scene, Emanuel M. Thornton, 35, of Orange, was laying in the front yard of a home with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Thornton was pronounced dead at the scene by Orange County Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace Judge Rodney Price. An autopsy has been ordered.
Captain Hargrave said that at this time the circumstances surrounding the shooting are unknown.
No arrests have been made.
If you have any information, contact Orange Police at 409-883-1026.