Shreveport homicide marks 38th this year

    Shreveport police are seeking a suspect in a Saturday shooting that left a woman dead.

    The victim, identified as 30-year-old Latoya Kellum, was rushed to Ochsner LSU Heath Hospital after the late-night shooting, but died of her injuries shortly after. 

    The shooting took place in the 4300 block of Illinois Avenue, where responding officers found Kellum sitting inside a crashed SUV, suffering from a single gunshot wound to the head. 

    This marks Shreveport’s 38th homicide of the year, setting their current murder rate at 20.01.

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