Coroner IDs man who died after being shot outside motel

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000 for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible

Coroner IDs man who died after being shot in his back outside motel

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A Caddo Parish resident is the man who died after being shot outside a motel less than a mile north of Shreveport Regional Airport, authorities say.

The Caddo coroner’s office has identified him as 33-year-old Vashiloh Willis, of North Lakewood Drive in Shreveport.

He was shot in his back just before 5 a.m. Monday outside Economy Inn & Suites in the 5100 block of Westwood Park Drive in west Shreveport.

The coroner’s office says Willis died at Ochsner LSU Health in Shreveport at 7:37 a.m. the same day.

An autopsy has been ordered through Ochsner LSU Health.

Authorities urge anyone with any information about the homicide to call Shreveport police at (318) 673-7300.

Or contact Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers by calling (318) 673-7373, visiting the group’s website or using the P3 Tips app to submit information anonymously.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of those responsible for this crime.

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