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Caddo coroner IDs body found as missing teen Shamia Little

Crime Stoppers is offering a $3,000 reward
Shamia Little, 17, was reportedly last was seen about 11 p.m. July 6 at Doug Williams Park near...
Shamia Little, 17, was reportedly last was seen about 11 p.m. July 6 at Doug Williams Park near Jacob and Kennedy streets in Shreveport.(Source: Shamia Little's family)
Published: Jul. 13, 2021 at 10:11 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 13, 2021 at 12:31 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The Caddo coroner’s office has presumptively identified the body found Monday, July 12 as missing teen Shamia Little.

Definitive scientific identification is still pending.

Police were called just after 2:30 p.m. Monday to the 4100 block of Curtis Lane between Greenwood Road and Pro Street. Her body was found in a field near Putman Restoration.

On Tuesday, July 13, detectives were seen at Doug Williams Park.

Posted by Tayler Davis KSLA on Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Detectives were seen out at Doug Williams Park in Shreveport, La. after the body of missing...
Detectives were seen out at Doug Williams Park in Shreveport, La. after the body of missing teen, Shamia Little, was found.(KSLA)
Detectives were seen out at Doug Williams Park in Shreveport, La. after the body of missing...
Detectives were seen out at Doug Williams Park in Shreveport, La. after the body of missing teen, Shamia Little, was found.(KSLA)
Detectives were seen out at Doug Williams Park in Shreveport, La. after the body of missing...
Detectives were seen out at Doug Williams Park in Shreveport, La. after the body of missing teen, Shamia Little, was found.(KSLA)

Five hours after the discovery, Louisiana State Police canceled the endangered/missing child advisory issued for the teen.

Shamia, 17, was last seen around 11 p.m. on Tuesday, July 6 at Doug Williams Park near Jacob and Kennedy Streets. That’s a little less than a half-mile southeast of where her body was found.

Reportedly, Shamia was abducted at gunpoint.

On Monday evening, police put up crime scene tape around a home on Gloria Street near Doug Williams Park. Shreveport police say they’re still getting multiple tips regarding the investigation.

Authorities added that they’re investigating forensic evidence and blood droplets found in Doug Williams Park. The source of the droplets has not been determined. The case is still under investigation.

Authorities urge anyone with any information about Shamia Little’s death to call Shreveport police detectives at (318) 673-7300 or (318) 673-6955.

Or contact Caddo-Shreveport Crime Stoppers by calling (318) at 673-7373, using the organization’s website or using the P3 Tips app to provide information anonymously.

Crime Stoppers is offering a $3,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for the homicide.

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