Body identified following shooting on Lillian Street; suspect still sought

Shreveport police responded to multiple shooting calls, including this one on Lillian Street...
Shreveport police responded to multiple shooting calls, including this one on Lillian Street just off Portland Avenue, within less than an hour the night of Oct. 18, 2021.(Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12)
Published: Oct. 19, 2021 at 5:37 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 20, 2021 at 11:20 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has released the name of the man who died during the shooting.

Officers got the call just before 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18. The 28-year-old who had been shot at least once in his torso was rushed to a Shreveport hospital with life-threatening injuries. The man was later identified as Deangelo L. Pouncy, he succumbed to his injuries later in the hospital.

Police on the scene said he was standing on the porch of a home on Lillian Street, just off Portland Avenue.

Officials with the Shreveport Police Department say this is the city’s 74th homicide in 2021.

Witnesses have been interviewed and evidence has been collected. Police are also working to get surveillance video from nearby.

Officers found at least seven shell casings at the scene. Police on the scene said this was not a drive-by shooting. There’s no word on any suspect description or arrest at this time.

Investigators are still working to learn more about another shooting that took place about an hour earlier in the Madison Park area of Shreveport. Police said there is no indication that the two shootings are related.

Anyone with information regarding either shooting is urged to call Shreveport police at 318-673-7300 or Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373, visit the group’s website or use the P3Tips app to submit information anonymously.

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