Woman shot in Mooretown dies; victim’s name released

Published: Sep. 18, 2022 at 11:36 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 18, 2022 at 11:39 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The woman shot in the Mooretown neighborhood has died, and her name has been released by the Caddo Parish Coroner’s office.

On Sept. 18, the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office released the name of the female victim from the Sept. 16 shooting on Illinois Avenue. Latoya Kellum, 30, was shot in the head while she was driving on the 4200 block of Illinois Avenue.

Kellum was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. On Saturday, Sept. 17 at 11:54 p.m., Kellum died from her wounds. An autopsy has been ordered.

No suspects have been arrested at this time.

Currently, this investigation is ongoing. If you have any information that can lead to solving this case, call the Shreveport Police Department at 318-673-7300, or call Caddo-Shreveport Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373 to submit an anonymous tip.

Kellum’s death marks the 38th homicide in the parish in 2022.

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