A 33-year-old Fitchburg man was fatally shot early Saturday morning after arguing with an unidentified person who police believe was the shooter, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early’s office.

After responding to reports from neighbors of shots fired in the area, Fitchburg police found Shaun Hibbard lying in the front yard of a Forest Street home at around 4 a.m. Hibbard was taken to HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster and pronounced dead a short time later, Early’s office said in a statement.

According to the statement, after Hibbard was shot near the corner of Forest and Charles streets, he knocked on the doors of several nearby houses before collapsing.

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No one has been arrested in the case, which Fitchburng and State police are investigating.