Authorities locate missing vehicle connected to double homicide

Shreveport Police Department
Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 8:17am

Authorities have located a missing vehicle believed to be involved in a double homicide in Shreveport's Allendale neighborhood.

Just after 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Shreveport Police were called to a location for reports of a suspicious vehicle parked near the intersection of Merwin Street and Hassett Avenue. The vehicle was described as a green Pontiac Sunfire.

On arrival, officers identified the car to be the one authorities were searching for as part of an investigation into the shooting deaths of Nikko Taylor, 22, and a female whose name has not been released yet.

Detectives were called to the scene and the vehicle was impounded. The vehicle will be processed to locate and recover any potential evidence.

On Friday, March 7, 2014, at 5 p.m. Shreveport Police were called to a home in the 1800 block of Weinstock Street for reports of a dead man inside the home.

The man was discovered by a family member who arrived at the home after not being able to get in contact with him.

On arrival, officers learned the victim, Nikko Taylor, 22, was dead after suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Shreveport Police Violent Crimes detectives along with Crime Scene investigators were notified and immediately responded to the home and launched an investigation into the incident.

After searching the home, authorities also located the body of a woman who also suffered from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Authorities have not identified the woman at this time and also have not identified her relationship to Taylor.

During the investigation, police learned a green 1997 Pontiac Sunfire sedan, driven by Taylor, was also missing from the home.

As the investigation continues, authorities are working to identify and apprehend the person(s) involved in this crime.

Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to contact the Caddo Crimestoppers at 318-673-7373 or on their website at

Crimestoppers is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s) responsible for this crime.


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