An arrest has been made in connection with a fatal shooting in southwest Shreveport | Media Pyro


Shreveport, La. (KSLA) – The Shreveport Police Department has made an arrest in a fatal shooting in mid-September.

On Monday, Oct. 31, SPD announced the arrest of 33-year-old Tahiron King. He has been charged with second degree murder.

The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office identified the victim as DeShaundre Harris, 28, of Shreveport.

Harris died at 9:14 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at a Shreveport hospital after being shot multiple times during an argument in the 8900 block of Walker Road that same night after 7:30 p.m., according to the coroner’s office.

An autopsy has been ordered.

The coroner’s office says the homicide is the 40th in Caddo Parish this year and the 39th in Shreveport in 2022.

Police tape can be seen cordoning off part of the parking lot of a dollar store in the 8900...
Police tape is seen cordoning off part of the parking lot of a Dollar Store in the 8900 block of Walker Road as authorities investigate a shooting in southwest Shreveport on Sept. 19, 2022.(Source: Bubba Kneep/KSLA News 12)

Officers were called to the 3000 block of Salem Drive between Hedges Drive and Melody Lane at 7:35 p.m., Caddo 911 dispatch records show. That’s where officers found Harris with multiple gunshot wounds.

Up to 11 units responded to the scene.

Police confirmed the shooting happened at the Dollar General in the 8900 block of Walker Road. This is hundreds of yards from the Salem Drive location where the wounded man was found.

Police tape could be seen cordoning off part of the parking lot at the Dollar General. There’s a car in the parking lot with what looks like a bullet hole in the front passenger window. A police spokesman said the man who was shot was believed to have been in the car at some point.


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