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A murder in Plain Dealing has the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office aggressively working to find answers. In a release today, Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is urging anyone who has information about the murder of 19-year-old Roderick "Poo-Man" Coleman in Plain Dealing last month to come forward.

Photo courtesy of the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Department
Photo courtesy of the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Department

“There were around 100 people at that house the night when he was killed,” said Sheriff Whittington. “Someone knows something…and we need them to let us know.” 

The Bossier City teenager was killed overnight on Sunday Aug. 23 at a home on Birch Street in Plain Dealing. Police say that around 1 am on that Sunday, Coleman was shot while at a large gathering of people at the residence.

Coleman’s mother, Carisa Coleman is pleading with anyone who knows what happened to her son that night in Plain Dealing to come forward with information. She's asking anyone to contact detectives.

Bossier Sheriff’s Office detectives are aggressively investigating the homicide, and are welcoming any help from the public. Including tips to Bossier CrimeStoppers.

When you call CrimeStoppers, you can remain anonymous. But your information could help solve this murder and give a mother and family some answers in her son’s death.

You can contact Bossier CrimeStoppers by calling (318) 424-4100, or you can submit online tip at


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