SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport police have released the identity of a man whose body was located in a neighborhood Friday morning.
According to a news release, the body of 19-year-old Jermarin Smith was shot at least one time in the upper body.
Smith's body was found on a trail behind the Northwood Apartments.
According to authorities, Smith was found with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the neck. A passerby located him behind the apartment complex on the 2000 block of Grimmett Drive around 5:30 a.m.
Police are not sure how long the body has been there.
There is no word on any suspects. This is now under investigation as a homicide.
This is a developing story. We will have more information as it becomes available.