Man who died in home invasion identified

Several men tried to enter home met with gunfire; one was unlucky

SHREVEPORT, La. - The Caddo Parish Coroner's office has named a man killed early Friday, July 14, 2017, in central Shreveport.

 

Fingerprints provided identification of J’Len Ford-Coutee, 18, of Shreveport.

 

According to Shreveport police, he was one of several men who attempted to forcibly enter a residence in the 6400 block of Fairfield Avenue just after 4:30 a.m., but were met with gunfire.

 

Ford-Coutee was struck by at least one round in the exchange. He was taken to University Health hospital, where he died.

 

An autopsy has been ordered.

 


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