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Shreveport gunmen shoot through door, killing man inside home

Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 2:00pm

One person is dead after a late night shooting in Shreveport.

According to the Shreveport Police Department, at 10:07 p.m., officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 4000 block of Virginia Avenue. When authorities arrived, they talked to a witness who claims two men had tried to force their way inside a house. After not being able to gain entry, one or both of the men began shooting through the front door, hitting a man on the other side.

The victim was later identified as Jason Williams, 32, of Shreveport. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body and was taken to a LSUHSC, where officials pronounced Williams dead.

 At this hour, Detective have not made any arrests in connection to the homicide.

The gunmen are described as black males, both about 5' 9"- 6' , weighing somewhere between 160-200 pounds.

Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call Shreveport Police at 318-673-6955 or Shreveport-Caddo Crimes Stoppers at 318-673-7373.

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