North Lakeshore shooting victim identified


SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A man who was found fatally shot in Shreveport’s North Lakeshore neighborhood earlier this month has been identified by the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office.

The coroner’s office says 25-year-old Nicholas Kent Spark of Shreveport died after being shot while sitting in a car outside a home in the 3800 block of Lakeshore Drive in north Shreveport on Jan. 17.

Authorities believe the shooting happened around 8 p.m. Sunday. Spark, who had been shot in the chest, died at the scene a short time later.

Police arrested 47-year-old Mawu Goodrum the next day in connection with the fatal shooting and charged him with second-degree murder and illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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