Man shot, killed during home invasion identified; woman also shot

Man killed identified

Man shot, killed during home invasion identified; woman also shot
A man is dead, and a woman is injured following an attempted home invasion on Monday night. (Source: Doug Warner)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - A gunman is dead after storming a Shreveport home in the Cedar Grove neighborhood late Monday night.

Officers got the call to a home in the 6500 block of Henderson Street just after 11 p.m. on Feb. 8.

Gunman dead after home invasion; woman injured

Police say an armed man charged into the home and opened fire. The people inside the home then returned fire, killing the man. When officers arrived on scene, they found the male unresponsive suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The deceased has been identified by the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office as Nikolas Mason, 23. He was positively identified through fingerprint comparison, the coroner’s office says.

A woman was shot in the leg during the incident as well and was rushed to a Shreveport hospital. Her injuries are considered non-life-threatening, police say.

Investigators were called out to the scene and were able to collect evidence and interview multiple witnesses. SPD officials say preliminary info suggests the man who was killed forced his way into the house while armed with a gun. It’s believed he’s the one who shot the woman in the leg. The homeowner is believed to have shot the man who died.

At this time, no arrests have been made and the homeowner has not been charged.

The identity of the man killed has not yet been released.

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