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At 5:25 a.m. Bossier City police officers and firefighters responded to a report of a shooting that occurred at a residence in the 3000 block of June Lane. First responders located a man who sustained a gunshot wound to the chest. The man was transported to LSU Oschner Health hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
The man is identified as Richard Bernard Williams, 26 years-old, of Bossier City. Detectives collected evidence that Williams was forcibly attempting to enter the house when he was shot by the homeowner.
Once the investigation by the Bossier Police Department is complete, the findings will be turned over to the Bossier Parish District Attorney’s Office for review.