A shooting the night of Thursday January, 5th has claimed the life of a man in Shreveport. Just before 9:00 p.m., Shreveport Police responded to the shooting in the 5200 block of Fairfax Avenue. Arriving officers located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was taken to Ochsner LSU Health where he later died from his injuries.  A man near the scene was detained by officers for questioning.

Violent crimes and crime scene investigators responded to the scene and began their investigation. The investigation revealed that the victim and another man got in to a heated altercation that ended with the no-unknown man shooting the victim and killing him. At this time, no arrests have been made. This investigation is on-going and will be continuing. This story will be updated as more information is uncovered.

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