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Man killed in fall from escalator inside Shreveport casino

Man critically injured in fall from escalator inside Shreveport casino Man critically injured in fall from escalator inside Shreveport casino

By Katrina Webber - email | bio

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A patron at a local casino is dead after falling from an escalator.

Police say 21-year-old Justin Ward was inside the El Dorado Casino when he fell from the top of a third-floor escalator to the first floor about 11:30 Monday night.

He was taken to LSU Hospital where he died about 1:00 pm Tuesday.

Police say it appears Ward had been drinking before he plunged from the escalator on the casino's third floor to the ground floor area.

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