18-year-old victim identified in Caddo Heights shooting

1 killed, SPD investigating as homicide

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Caddo Parish Coroner’s office has identified the victim in yesterday’s shooting as 18-year-old Xavier Thomas.

Shreveport police are investigating a midday shooting in the Caddo Heights neighborhood that happened Wednesday afternoon.

It happened around 12:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of Alma Street near St. Vincent Avenue and Dowdell Street.

Alma St shooting

#BREAKING: SPD investigating a 'possible homicide' on Alma St. in the Caddo Heights neighborhood. Info: https://bit.ly/2Ko6hCs

Posted by KSLA News 12 on Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Shreveport police say a Thomas was shot in the upper body. Officers say he was found on the front porch of a vacant home.

Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene.

The shooting is being investigated as homicide, according to a news release.

It is unclear if anyone is in custody in connection to this incident at this time.

Anyone with any information is urged contact Shreveport-Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373 or P3tips.com

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