SPD: Sunday-morning shooting victim dies at hospital

Crime

SHREVEPORT, La (KTAL/KMSS) – One man is dead and another is in custody after a mid-morning shooting in a parking lot near an apartment complex in the in the Shreve City area.

Just after 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Shreveport police responded to reports of a shooting in a parking lot on Dee Street, near the Pier Landing apartments in the 3100 block of Knight Street.

When officers arrived, they found a male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was rushed to Ochsner LSU Health with life-threatening injuries, where he was later pronounced dead of his injuries.

According to SPD Sgt. Rodney Horton, police believe the shooting was in connection with an altercation and there were several witnesses in the parking lot when police arrived.

Crime scene investigators were called to the scene and found numerous shell casings and are still sifting through evidence at the scene.

Detectives interviewed witnesses at the Shreveport Police Department, and late Sunday afternoon, police said one suspect is in custody being questioned, but has not been charged or arrested as of 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

NBC6/FOX33 reporter Ya’Lishia Gatewood was at the scene and will bring details at 5 and 10 PM on NBC6, and 9 PM on FOX33.

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