Arrest made after man was shot in the back

Shreveport Police Department
Friday, June 14, 2013 - 3:12pm

A Shreveport man has been taken into custody for his alleged role in a shooting that seriously injured a local man Thursday evening in Shreveport's Highland neighborhood.

Just before 9:00 p.m. June 13, 2013, Shreveport Police responded to the intersection of Centenary Boulevard at Merrick Street relative to reports that a man had been shot there.

Upon officers arrival at the scene, contact was made with a man who was found suffering a single gunshot wound to the lower body.The victim  was transported to the hospital by the Shreveport Fire Department, with what was described as potentially life-threatening injuries. Detectives with the Shreveport Police Department's Violent Crimes Unit arrived on scene at the shooting and immediately launched an investigation. During their probe, authorities gathered information that suggested Ilari was shot by an adult male who approached him armed with a gun, demanding items of value. Ilari was reportedly shot after not being able to satisfy the suspect's demands. The would be robber, described as a black male wearing a red shirt, denim shorts and red socks, was last observed fleeing the scene running south bound on Centenary Boulevard.

During the ongoing investigation, detectives were able to gather evidence linking 26 year old Carllee Murray, of the 300 block of East 60th Street in Shreveport to the crime. Just before midnight, authorities located Murray at a home in the 400 block Stoner Avenue where he was taken into custody without incident. Murray, who refused to make a statement regarding his alleged involvement in the shooting, was booked into the Shreveport City Jail on charges of Attempted First Degree Murder.


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