Coroner releases name of man shot to death while sitting in car in Sunset Acres

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has released the name of a man who was shot and killed while sitting in his car at an intersection in Shreveport’s Sunset Acres neighborhood Friday afternoon.

Police found 23-year-old Jeremy Dotie dead with a gunshot wound to his head in the 3000 block of Hollywood Avenue at West Canal Boulevard, according to the coroner’s office.

Officers with the Shreveport Police Department were called to the scene just before 2:30 p.m. about a shooting. SPD says Dotie was sitting in his car at the intersection when someone fired at him and one of the bullets struck him in the head.

The Caddo Coroner says Dotie was positively identified through fingerprint comparison, and an autopsy was ordered.

(Photo: KTAL/KMSS Staff)

Detectives say they are canvassing the neighborhood and nearby businesses surveillance video for evidence. 

Anyone with information about the fatal shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as more information becomes available.

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