Man killed during home invasion; victim identified
Unidentified suspect considered to be armed and dangerous
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A man is dead, the victim of a shooting during a home invasion in southwest Shreveport.
Assistant Police Chief Jay Bartlett said someone came to the residence, asked for a particular person, then shot the man, killing him. The shooting does not appear to be random, he added.
The shooter ran away after the homicide, according to police’s major incident report. It contains no description of the suspect.
After the shooting, police canvassed Shreveport’s Cedar Square neighborhood in hopes of gathering more information.
Police are looking for one suspect at this time, Bartlett said, adding that the person is considered to be armed and dangerous. That person’s identity has not been released.
The homicide occurred in the 9100 block of Bushnell Lane. The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as Reginald O’Keith Jones Jr., 29. Jones was pronounced dead on the scene by fire medics at 3 p.m. An autopsy will be performed.
Caddo 911 dispatch records show the call to the residence off Cedar Creek Lane came in at 2:55 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19.
Up to 11 police units initially responded.
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