Man dead following shooting; another charged with second-degree murder

Man dead following shooting; another charged with second-degree murder
Police say that two men shot at each other. One man was shot in the leg and groin. He was sent to a Shreveport hospital for surgery. His injuries are considered life-threatening. His condition is unknown. (Source: Cody Jennings)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The Shreveport Police Department has announced that a man is facing a murder charge following a shooting that left one man dead.

Devin Adams, 24, faces a charge of second-degree murder in the death of 31-year-old Oquez Allen.

An update to a shooting we reported on KSLA News 12 This Morning. Just after 11:00 p.m. last night, Shreveport...

Posted by Domonique Benn KSLA on Thursday, November 5, 2020

According to the Shreveport Police Department, officers were called just after 11:15 p.m. on Nov. 4 to the Circle K in the 9000 block of Youree Drive. That’s near Stratmore Drive, south of LSUS.

Police say that the two men shot at each other. Allen was shot multiple times in the lower body. He was sent to a Shreveport hospital for surgery as his injuries were considered life-threatening. His condition is unknown.

Investigators with the Violent Crimes Bureau were summoned and worked through the night interviewing witnesses and reviewing (the store’s) video surveillance. Through their investigation, they learned that Adams and the victim engaged in a verbal altercation while at this location. Following the verbal altercation, Adams produced a firearm, and shot Allen multiple times in the abdomen.
Shreveport Police Department

Following interviews, Adams was booked into the Shreveport City Jail.

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