Man killed in mini mart shooting identified; suspect still at large

Man killed in mini mart shooting identified; suspect still at large
Image from the scene on Hollywood & Jewella Avenue (Source: Scott Pace)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport police responded to the scene of a shooting on Friday, April 23, just before 10 p.m. in west Shreveport.

The shooting happened in the 3600 block of Hollywood Avenue.

Officials say the incident started as an argument inside the store over who was in line first. A bystander separated the two men before one of the men pulled a gun and shot the other man in the head. The man was transported to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The Caddo Parish Coroner’s office identified the man as Kurjuan L. Mingo, 33, of Shreveport. An autopsy has been ordered.

Coroner ID's Hollywood Ave victim

Investigators with the Crime Scene and Violent Crimes Divisions recovered evidence, interviewed witnesses and reviewed video surveillance footage to secure images of the suspect and his vehicle.

Surveillance image of suspect in Hollywood Avenue shooting.
Surveillance image of suspect in Hollywood Avenue shooting. (Source: SPD)

The suspect left the store heading southbound on Jewella Avenue in a car described as a white 2010 Honda Cross Tour.

Surveillance image of suspect's vehicle.
Surveillance image of suspect's vehicle. (Source: SPD)

Detectives are asking for anyone with information relative to this homicide to contact them at 318-673-7300. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Shreveport Caddo Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373 or via their app P3Tips. Crime Stoppers is offering a $2,000.00 reward for information leading to the identification and arrest of those involved in this homicide.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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