Caddo Parish coroner names victim in fatal Highland shooting

Man killed in shooting in Highland neighborhood
Man killed in shooting in Highland neighborhood
Updated: Dec. 16, 2020 at 7:46 AM CST
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has named the victim in a fatal shooting in the Highland neighborhood.

Reginald Young, 52, was shot around 2:30. a.m. in the 300 block of Jordan Street on Tuesday, Dec. 15. He was positively identified by his fingerprints.

According to the Shreveport Police Department, Desmond Johnson, 25, faces a charge of second-degree murder for his alleged role in Young’s death.

Desmond Johnson, 25
Desmond Johnson, 25(SPD (Custom credit) | SPD)

Johnson was spotted walking away from the scene by police, according to police. Officers detained him and he was found with drugs in his possession.

After investigators interviewed witnesses and collected evidence, police determined Johnson was the alleged gunman.

Johnson was booked into the Shreveport City Jail. The shooting remains under investigation.

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