Stoner Hill shooting victim identified; suspect sought

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The Caddo Parish Coroner’s office has identified the man shot and mortally wounded Sunday evening in the Stoner Hill neighborhood.

Sherman E. Rambo Jr., 42, of the 1100 block of Pecan Street, an innocent bystander who got caught in a shooting intended for another man at a convenience store in the 300 block of East Stoner Avenue.  

According to SPD Public Information Officer Christina Curtis, just before 8 p.m. Sunday, Shreveport police responded to reports of a shooting at the A1 Stop convenience store in the 300 block of Stoner Avenue.

When they arrived, officers found Rambo suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Rambo was immediately transported to Ochsner LSU Health Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 8:39 p.m.

Curtis said the incident began when a suspect pulled up at the convenience store and opened fire on a man walking out of the store. Rambo was getting out of his car to go inside the store and got hit.

Rambo was positively identified through fingerprint comparison. An autopsy has been ordered.

Police continue to search for the suspect and the man he was trying to shoot. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373.

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