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The Caddo Parish Coroner's office released the names on Thursday, July 6th of the four victims of the violent shooting at a July 4th celebration in the Martin Luther King Jr. neighborhood.

Three of the victims died at the scene, and became the 38th, 39th, and 40th homicide victims in Caddo Parish for 2023.  They were shot around 11:40PM in the 2100 block of Pearl Street, near Jones-Mabry Road in North Shreveport. Two of the victims immediately declared deceased at the scene were Morad Aziz, 22 years old, of Stewart Lane, and Jarike J. Dorsey, 19 years old.

Also shot at the same time at the Pearl Street party, July 4th, was Demoire Williams, 24 years old, of Martha Lane.  Williams was transported to  Ochsner LSU Health Hospital, where he later died from his wounds, at 12:31AM, Wednesday July 5th.  Mr. Williams' death marked the 40th homicide in Caddo Parish for 2023.


The fourth victim, a 17 year old male, was found in a field near the shooting site at 9:27AM, Wednesday, July 5th.  He has been identified as Syncere Brown, of Jody Lane.  Mr. Brown becomes the 41st homicide victim of the year.

Autopsies have been ordered for all four of the decedents, whose deaths remain under investigation by the Shreveport Police Department.

Shreveport Police Chief Wayne Smith told KEEL News on Thursday morning detectives continue to interview witnesses, scour the crime scene, and view any video of the the area.  Chief Smith asks anyone who has any information about this incident to please call Crime Stoppers at 318 673-7373.  You can also submit information through the p3tips app.  Just log onto to submit your tip via the web. For a secure and password-protected mobile app for your smart device, go to the App Store and download the free "P3tips" mobile app. No caller ID, no recorded lines, no tracking cookies, no saved IP address. ANONYMITY IS GUARANTEED!

When using the free downloadable P3 Tips mobile app OR the website, both feature very unique integrated Two-Way Dialog capabilities which allow the tipster to come back and provide additional information to their tip at any time. It also provides a secure means for the coordinator to ask the tipster questions pertaining to a provided tip (this is important for the tipster to know because some tips leave detectives requesting further information from the coordinator that only the tipster could provide).

Another reason to use the P3 mobile app or website is so that reward information can be given back to the tipster upon request through the same secure and encrypted interface.

Caddo Parish Violent Offenders for 6/24-6/30/23

The following booking photos are those who were Booked to Caddo Correctional Center for crimes of a violent or sexual nature. Some of those pictured have yet to stand trial and are considered innocent until proven guilty.

Caddo Parish Violent Offenders from 6/17 Through 6/23/23

The following are those who were booked to the Caddo Parish Correctional Center through the dates of 6/17-6/23/23. All those pictured were booked for crimes of a violent or sexual nature. All pictured are considered innocent until proven guilty.

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