Man found dead near Shreveport park

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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport police are investigating a shooting after a man was found dead near a park early Monday morning.

It happened just before 4:30 a.m. in the 2000 block of Coty Street near the intersection of Centenary Blvd and Olive Street.

When police arrived on scene they found a man in a parking lot who had been shot in the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Shreveport Police Spokeswoman Cpl. Angie Willhite, police canvased the neighborhood for a suspect.

The shooting is being investigated as a homicide.

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