SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The Shreveport Police Department is on the scene of a shooting that happened Monday just before noon.
Police were initially responding to calls of shots fired.
According to SPD, a black male driving a black sedan arrived at the home in the 3100 block of Fulton St. in the Ingleside neighborhood. The male entered the home where two men were working inside.
One of the victims, 41-year-old Spencer D. Merritt, died on the scene from his injuries. He was shot multiple times while working on renovations in the family home.
The second victim, also a middle-aged male, was transported to Ochsner LSU Health Center with life-threatening injuries.
SPD is asking that all residents and businesses in the neighborhood check their cameras for the black sedan that is wanted in connection with these shootings.
Merritt was identified later Monday night through fingerprint comparison by the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office. An autopsy has been ordered. His death is the 27th homicide of 2022 in Caddo Parish.
This is a developing story; we will update it when more information is known.