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Man beaten to death; police search for suspect

The Orleans Parish Coroner has ruled the death of toddler who died in May a homicide.
The Orleans Parish Coroner has ruled the death of toddler who died in May a homicide.(Source: Raycom)
Updated: Apr. 15, 2020 at 12:08 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport police are investigating a homicide in Shreve City early Wednesday morning.

Shreveport PD received a call just after midnight from a concerned citizen about an outside disturbance in the 2900 block of Dee Street in at the Embassy House Apartments.

When officers arrived at a nearby construction site they found a man on the ground, unconscious and not breathing.

The victim had blunt force trauma to the head that is believed to be from a baseball bat and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The concerned citizen had originally told call takers about a man being beaten with a bat.

No one is in custody, but they believe they have an ID of the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call Shreveport police at (318) 673-7300 or Shreveport-Caddo CrimeStoppers at (318) 673-7373, visit the group’s website, or the P3Tips app to submit information anonymously.

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