Young man dies from gunshot to head; coroner releases name
He was non-responsive but breathing when he was taken to the hospital on Nov. 8
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A young adult man was rushed to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his head.
On Nov. 8, A man was found non-responsive but breathing when he was transported from the scene in the 2800 block of Sunnybrook Street in Shreveport, according to authorities. The man later died from his injuries on Nov. 10.
Caddo 911 dispatch records indicate the shooting happened at about 6:16 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 8).
That’s when at least nine police units were dispatched to Sunnybrook Street at West Canal Boulevard.
A neighbor had walked outside and found the wounded male lying in the yard, authorities said.
A 9mm shell casing was found at the scene.
A half-hour after that call, an assault and battery were reported at the same location, dispatch records show. It’s not immediately clear whether the two calls are related.
On Nov. 12, the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office released the victim’s name, Jason Smith, 18, from Shreveport. An autopsy was also ordered.
The Shreveport Police Department (SPD) is currently still investigating Smith’s death.
If you have any information regarding this case, contact the SPD at (318) 673-7300 or through Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373.
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