1 dead after shooting at gas station; suspect in custody
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Police responded to the scene of a shooting Wednesday, July 21, just before 11 a.m.
The incident occurred at a gas station at the intersection of Hilry Huckaby III Avenue and North Hearne Avenue in Shreveport.
Officers at the scene began their investigation by interviewing witnesses. Mayor Adrian Perkins was also at the gas station.
According to police at the scene, one man was shot multiple times in the upper body and sustained life-threatening injuries.
The victim was identified as 32-year-old Patrick Goines. The Shreveport resident succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 11:16 a.m. at Ochsner LSU Health.
On Thursday, July 22, Emmanuel Johnson, 30, turned himself in to police and was booked into the Shreveport City Jail. He is accused of shooting and killing Goines in front of a number of customers. Johnson faces a second-degree murder charge. His bond has been set at $350,000. He was booked into the Shreveport City Jail.
KSLA Legal Expert Jay Florence says that the continuing crime in Shreveport should be a wake-up call for everyone and that communities should be coming together.
“People ride up and down this road, that could have hit anyone,” he said.
The investigation remains ongoing.
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