Shreveport Man Arrested for September Homicide
Shreveport Police patrol officers responded to a shooting in the 3000 block of Salem Drive on September 19th, 2022, at 7:35 p.m. Arriving officers located a victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported by the Shreveport Fire Department to a local area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Investigators with the Violent Crimes and Crime Scene Units were summoned to the scene and located the original crimes scene at the corner of Mackey Lane and Walker Road. The victim was shot at this location and fled to Salem Drive on foot.
The Crime Scene Unit collected items of evidence and investigators canvassed the neighborhood searching for witnesses and video.
Through further investigation Shreveport Police Violent Crimes Detectives were able to obtain an arrest warrant for Tahiron King (3/18/89) for the offense of Second-Degree Murder. On October 19th, 2022, the warrant was executed, and King is currently incarcerated at Caddo Correctional Center.
This was the 39th Homicide in Shreveport in 2022.
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