Shooting at Orleans Square Apartments ends with 1 dead; victim identified

Kenmorria Kendrick, 28, was killed in the shooting.
Published: Nov. 12, 2023 at 6:17 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 12, 2023 at 2:25 PM CST
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport Police are currently investigating a shooting at an apartment complex in the South Broadmoor neighborhood.

On Nov. 12 at 1:42 a.m., the Shreveport Police Department (SPD) responded to a shots fired call on Chalmette Drive near East Kings Highway and Jackson Square Boulevard at the Orleans Square Apartments. The call was later upgraded to a shooting on 911 records.

When officers arrived, they discovered a man victim with gunshot injuries in the upper torso. The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has identified the man as Kenmorria Kendrick, 28, of Shreveport. An autopsy has been ordered.

Kendrick was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead a couple hours later. His death marks the 73rd homicide in Caddo Parish this year, 68 of which have happened in Shreveport.

There is no suspect information at this time.

SPD is currently investigating the incident. More updates to come as more information becomes available.

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.