Shreveport man arrested in connection with fatal South Lakeshore shooting

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Mawu Goodrum, 47, was arrested Jan. 18 and charged with second-degree murder and one count of illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in connection with the slaying of a man who was shot while sitting in a car in North Lakeshore on Jan. 17 (Photo courtesy: Shreveport Police Department)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Police say a Shreveport man has been arrested in connection with Sunday’s fatal shooting in the city’s South Lakeshore neighborhood.

Mawu Goodrum, 47, is charged with one count of second-degree murder and one count of illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Goodrum was sought on a warrant after police identified him as a suspect in connection with the slaying of a man who was shot while sitting in a car outside a home in the 3800 block of Lakeshore Drive around 8 p.m. Sunday.

The victim died at the scene. He was later identified as 25-year-old Nicholas Kent Spark of Shreveport.

Detectives say they were able to find and interview multiple witnesses to the shooting and identified Goodrum as the alleged gunman.

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