One man dead, another in custody after Willow Trace Apartments shooting


SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Police say they have a man in custody following a shooting that left another man mortally wounded by gunfire at an apartment complex in Shreveport’s Huntington Park neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Shreveport Police Department, officers were called around 2:30 p.m. about a shooting in the 8100 block of Pines Road.

When police arrived at the Willow Trace Apartments, they found Quandrick Dewayne Mahoney, 36, of Coushatta, with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

According to police reports, it happened when a man was attacked by Mahoney as he arrived at his apartment after coming home from work and the attack continued as he went to his car to get his gun. In spite of opening fire on his attacker, police say the man continued to attack until he was fatally shot.

SPD says the gunman stayed on the scene and he is in custody. Authorities believe the shooting was stemmed from a disagreement between the two men, but they cannot say if they knew one another.

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