Minden Teen Dies From Gunshot Wounds
The shooting that took place at an apartment complex in Minden on Sunday (7/18/21) has claimed the life of a 17 year old.
The suspects who were allegedly involved in the shooting were both juveniles, and their charges are now expected to be upgraded to Second Degree Murder. The two juvenile suspects were charged for the crime earlier this week.
The suspects are ages 15 and 17, and they are currently being held at Wade Youth Detention Center. The victim, 17 year old Ty'Quan Morris died Tuesday (7/20/21) evening at Ochsner LSU Health in Shreveport.
Morris was staying at the Chateau Normandy Apartments in Minden, where the shooting took place. Shootings seem to be becoming more common in the quiet city of Minden. In 2021 there have been 85 shooting incidents reported to the police. Minden Police believe most of the shootings are gang related.