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Coroner identifies man mortally wounded in shooting outside King Liquor

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Published: Aug. 22, 2021 at 11:10 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 22, 2021 at 11:06 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A Caddo Parish man is the person mortally wounded in a shooting outside a Shreveport liquor store.

Javoria Sherman, 26, was positively identified through fingerprint comparison, the Caddo coroner’s office reports.

Police say they responded to the homicide at King Liquor in the 4300 block of Hilry Huckaby Drive just after 1:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22.

Preliminary investigation shows Sherman and another man got into an argument outside the store during which the other man reportedly drew a gun and shot Sherman. The gunman then fled in an SUV, authorities say.

Police escorted Sherman to Ochsner LSU Health, the Shreveport hospital where a coroner’s office spokesman says he died at 2:11 a.m.

Authorities urge anyone with any information about this homicide 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 will pay up to $2,000 for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for this crime.

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