Argument with brother leads to man being fatally shot; victim identified by coroner’s office

Image from the scene of a shooting on Baxter Street.
Image from the scene of a shooting on Baxter Street.(KSLA)
Published: Aug. 18, 2021 at 7:21 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 19, 2021 at 10:34 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport police responded to a shooting on Wednesday, Aug. 18, at around 6:13 p.m.

The incident occurred in the 4200 block of Baxter Street.

Officials say two brothers were fighting over money, and about to get into a physical altercation, when one of the brothers reportedly pulled out a gun and shot the other three times.

The victim died while being transported to the hospital. Witnesses on the scene say the suspect possibly fled in a white Chevy Impala.

On Thursday, Aug. 19, the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Cedric Fuller, 45. He was positively identified through fingerprint comparison. An autopsy has been ordered.

The shooting is still under investigation.

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

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