SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) —
UPDATE: Police in northern Louisiana said a man has been arrested for shooting and killing a postal worker.
Shreveport police said Saturday that Michael Gentry, 32, is being held in the city jail on one count of second degree murder.
Bond was set at $250,000.
Investigators believe Gentry shot Antonio Williams, 52, as he was bringing mail to the home.
Investigators said there does not appear to have been a dispute between the two men prior to the shooting.
Williams was shot in his upper body. He was taken to a nearby hospital but died a short time later.
Shreveport police said the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; the FBI; and the Drug Enforcement Administration were involved in the investigation.
ORIGINAL: A U.S. postal worker has been shot to death in a northern Louisiana city.
Shreveport police tell KTBS-TV that the shooting happened Saturday morning in a residential area.
Police say the man was shot in the upper body multiple times and was taken to a hospital, where he died.
The Caddo Parish coroner’s office did not immediately release the name of the postal worker.
Police were questioning several witnesses, and the Shreveport Times reported that a postal inspector also was investigating.
A U.S. Postal Service spokesman did not immediately respond to questions from The Associated Press.
For more stories like this that matter to you, click here to download the News 10 app for free.
Watch live newscasts, get breaking news and sign up for push alerts – download now