Man shot in face during argument dies; coroner’s office releases his name

SPD responds to shooting on Browning Street.
SPD responds to shooting on Browning Street.(KSLA)
Published: Jun. 13, 2022 at 11:51 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 14, 2022 at 12:19 PM CDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The Caddo coroner’s office has identified the man who was mortally wounded when he was shot in his face Monday night in Shreveport’s Cedar Grove neighborhood.

Shreveport police responded to reports of the shooting at 10:45 p.m. Monday, June 13.

It occurred in the 500 block of Browning Street, near the cross streets of Wallace Avenue and Linwood Avenue.

Nicholas J. Jackson, 25, was shot during a domestic argument at his residence there, the coroner’s office reports.

Witnesses told officers that a group of people were arguing outside when one person pulled out a gun and shot Jackson once in his face.

He was taken to Ochsner LSU Health, the Shreveport hospital where the coroner’s office says he died at 11:12 p.m. Monday, June 13.

An autopsy was ordered.

Officials say they have some witnesses detained and the investigation is ongoing.

Jackson’s death marks the 30th homicide in Caddo Parish this year.

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