Caddo coroner identifies man who died after being shot during altercation
The victim produced a handgun and subsequently was shot, authorities say
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A Shreveport man died after being shot when an altercation escalated to gunfire.
Caddo 911 dispatch records show it happened about 8:41 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15 at Sleep Inn & Suites in the 6700 block of Klug Pines Road in Shreveport.
Gerald Jamar Abbott Jr., 18, reportedly pulled out a handgun during an altercation and subsequently was shot, authorities said.
Abbott died at Ochsner LSU Health in Shreveport at 9:20 p.m. Sunday, the Caddo coroner’s office reports. His death marks the fourth homicide this year in Caddo Parish.
No arrest has been made.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
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