Police investigating fatal shooting in Cedar Grove neighborhood

MGN Online
Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 1:43pm

Police are seeking answer to a fatal shooting in Shreveport.

It happened just after 1:00 a.m. Sunday morning. Shreveport Police were called to the intersection of Thornhill Avenue and East 75th Street in Cedar Grove neighborhood for a shooting.

On arrival, officers found the body of a dead man lying on the pavement. the man, Sidney Thomas, 32, of Shreveport, was suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Shreveport Police Violent Crimes investigators along with Crime Scene personnel were called to the scene and began an immediate investigation.

At this time it is not clear what led to the shooting, but police believe that Thomas was riding his bicycle along East 75th Street and Thornhill Avenue when someone shot him.

Officials were told that the gunfire was heard in the area just moments before the discovery of Thomas' body.

Investigators are working to develop leads in this incident and are urging anyone with any information to contact Caddo Crime Stoppers immediately at (318)-673-7373 or on their website at lockmeup.org. 

 

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