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1 died, police search for suspect in Shreveport shooting

6 years 7 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, November 11 2015 Nov 11, 2015 November 11, 2015 10:00 AM November 11, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APnewsNow
Image: KTBS

SHREVEPORT - Police are searching for a suspect in a shooting that left one man dead at a Shreveport motel.

Cpl. Breck Scott said in a news release that officers were called to the Moonrider Inn near the Shreveport Regional Airport early Wednesday morning for a report of shots fired.

Scott says officers found 31-year-old Alexander James suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body. James was taken to University Health Hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.

Scott says James' gun was also found at the scene with an empty extended magazine, suggesting a possible shootout. He says detectives are reviewing surveillance footage.

Scott says preliminary evidence suggests James and the shooter knew each other and were arguing at the time of the shooting.

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