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61-year-old man dead after shooting in his yard off MLK Drive in north Shreveport

The Caddo coroner’s office has released his identity
Police responded to reports of a shooting on Alda Street on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.
Police responded to reports of a shooting on Alda Street on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.(KSLA)
Published: Nov. 22, 2021 at 1:03 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 22, 2021 at 10:58 PM CST
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - A deadly shooting was reported in Shreveport around midday Monday, Nov. 22.

It happened just before noon on Alda Street near Willie Mays and Jessie Owens streets. That’s in north Shreveport off Dr. Martin Luther King Drive.

The Caddo coroner’s office has since identified the victim as 61-year-old Gary Lee.

SPD officials say Lee was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

No information is immediately available about a possible suspect or motive.

Police responded to reports of a shooting on Alda Street on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.
Police responded to reports of a shooting on Alda Street on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.(KSLA)

Officers are canvassing the area and looking for potential witnesses. One witness reportedly heard some sort of argument and a shot being fired.

Police responded to reports of a shooting on Alda Street on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.
Police responded to reports of a shooting on Alda Street on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.(KSLA)

Police said that Lee was in his yard when he was shot and that they do not believe he was armed.

Police responded to reports of a shooting on Alda Street on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.
Police responded to reports of a shooting on Alda Street on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.(KSLA)

At least half a dozen units with the Shreveport Police Department initially responded, according to dispatch records.

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