Caddo coroner identifies man fatally shot in Lakeside neighborhood


SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A man who was fatally shot Sunday night in Shreveport’s Lakeside neighborhood has been identified.

According to the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office, shortly before 8:30 p.m., 21-year-old Demond Lavatay Washington was shot several times at a home in the 2700 block of Milam St.  Washington was taken to Ochsner LSU Health Hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Washington was positively identified through fingerprint comparison and an autopsy was authorized.

Shreveport Police are investigating the shooting.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Shreveport Police immediately at (318) 673-7300 #3 or (318)-673-6955. You can also call Caddo-Shreveport Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373 or submit a tip through the P3Tips app.

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