Shreveport Police detectives are investigating a shooting that left one man dead in west Shreveport overnight.


Just  after 1:30am Shreveport officers were called to the 3100 block of West Caperton Street relative to a shots fired call.  As officers arrived at the location, it was learned an adult male victim was suffering what appeared to be a single gunshot wound to the head.  The man, whose name has not been released, was transported from the scene via ambulance to University Health Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Police issued this statement:

Based on preliminary information, authorities learned residents reported hearing several gunshots fired, prior to seeing the victim on the ground.  There were no immediate descriptions available of potential suspects; however, investigators are working to gather additional information and evidence in relation to this matter.  Persons who have any information regarding this shooting are urged to contact Crimestoppers at (318) 673-7373 or visit  Crimestoppers is offering a reward of $1,000.00 dollars for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for this crime.

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