SPD: Shooting in Caddo Heights leaves 1 man dead, woman injured


SHREVEPORT, La (KTAL/KMSS) – A man is dead and a woman is injured following a shooting in Shreveport’s Caddo Heights neighborhood Tuesday night.

According to the Shreveport Police Department, officers received a call around 9:35 p.m. about a shooting in the 1800 block of Cheatham Street.

When police showed up at the scene, they learned that a 22-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman went to Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport in a private car and they both had been injured with gunshot wounds.

The woman is expected to survive her injuries. The man was rushed into surgery but later died from his injuries.

Investigators with the Violent Crimes Investigations Unit and Crime Scene Units responded to the scene and launched their investigation.

Detectives say they spoke with witnesses and canvassed the neighborhood while crime scene investigators collected evidence. This fatal shooting is under investigation.

Detectives are asking anyone with information are asked to call the Shreveport Police Department at 318-673-7300. Those wishing to remain are asked to contact Caddo Shreveport Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373.

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