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SPD investigating fatal shooting in Mooretown; suspect sought

Hollywood avenue shooting
Hollywood avenue shooting(KSLA)
Updated: Jun. 22, 2021 at 4:02 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport police responded to the scene of a shooting Tuesday, June 22 just after 3 p.m.

Officials say a man was shot in a ditch near an apartment complex off Illinois Street.

Giovontay D. Punch, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:18 p.m.

Officials with SPD say they’re investigating multiple scenes in connection with this shooting, including one at the Clear Water Horizon Apartments on Illinois Street.

The Shreve Memorial Library located off Hollywood Avenue was placed on lockdown due to the investigation, however, the rec center next to the complex did not go into lockdown.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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

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