Body found in north Shreveport apartment; victim named

Coroner releases name of man found shot dead in residence

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — The Caddo Coroner’s Office has identified the man found shot dead at an apartment complex this morning.

Dispatchers got the call to Bayou Oaks Apartments in the 2100 block of Grimmett Drive just before 8:30 a.m.

Officials say 29-year-old Derrick Patterson was found dead in an apartment with a gunshot wound to the head.

An autopsy has been ordered through Ochsner LSU Health hospital.

There are no suspects at this time and the incident remains under investigation.

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

This is a developing story. Stay with KSLA News 12 for updates.

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