Suspect sought in fatal shooting at convenience store turns himself in

Suspect sought in fatal shooting at convenience store turns himself in
Curtis Edwards, 43, is facing a charge of second-degree homicide. (Source: SPD)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The Shreveport Police Department says the man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting at a convenience store turned himself in to authorities in Lake Charles Wednesday, April 28.

A warrant for Curtis Edwards’ arrest was issued earlier the same day. Edwards, 43, is facing a charge of second-degree homicide.

SPD names man wanted in connection to fatal shooting

The shooting took place just before on April 23 at a store in the 3600 block of Hollywood Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers spotted Kurjuan Mingo, 33, outside of the store with a gunshot wound to the head. He was sent to a Shreveport hospital, where he later died, according to SPD.

Investigators with the Crime Scene and Violent Crimes Divisions responded and crime scene personnel recovered physical evidence while violent crimes detectives interviewed witnesses and reviewed video surveillance footage. Through their preliminary investigation detectives learned that the victim and an unknown black male engaged in a fight over who was going to be next to be served at the cash register. A bystander separated the two. Shortly after being separated the suspect, described as a black male, pulled a weapon from his waistband and shot the victim. The suspect then exited the store and fled south bound on Jewella Avenue in what was described as a white 2010 Honda Cross Tour.
SPD

*****UPDATE***** On April 28, 2021, Curtis S. Edwards surrendered himself to Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s deputies in...

Posted by Shreveport Police Department on Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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