Caddo coroner identifies man fatally shot in Cedar Grove, SPD investigating


SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — A man who was shot and killed in Shreveport’s Cedar Grove neighborhood Thursday has been identified.

The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office identified the man 23-year-old Javoris K. Debouse, of Shreveport.

Shortly before 2:30 p.m. Debouse and two other men were shot several times in the 600 block of West 64th St. near Caddo Middle Career and Technology. Debouse was taken to Ochsner LSU Health hospital where he died from his injuries.

Debouse was positively identified through fingerprint comparison and an autopsy was ordered.

The two other men were also taken to Oschner LSU Health for treatment. Their conditions are unknown.

Meanwhile, students who were inside the school at the time were in lockdown until Shreveport Police were able to clear the scene.

Shreveport Police are investigating the shooting and Crime Stoppers is offering a minimum $2,000 cash reward in this case.

Anyone with information is urged to call SPD at (318) 673-6955 or (318) 673-7300. You can also contact Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373 or use the P3Tips app.

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