Caddo coroner IDs body found as missing teen Shamia Little
Crime Stoppers is offering a $3,000 reward
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The Caddo coroner’s office has presumptively identified the body found Monday, July 12 as missing teen Shamia Little.
Definitive scientific identification is still pending.
Police were called just after 2:30 p.m. Monday to the 4100 block of Curtis Lane between Greenwood Road and Pro Street. Her body was found in a field near Putman Restoration.
On Tuesday, July 13, detectives were seen at Doug Williams Park.
Five hours after the discovery, Louisiana State Police canceled the endangered/missing child advisory issued for the teen.
Shamia, 17, was last seen around 11 p.m. on Tuesday, July 6 at Doug Williams Park near Jacob and Kennedy Streets. That’s a little less than a half-mile southeast of where her body was found.
Reportedly, Shamia was abducted at gunpoint.
On Monday evening, police put up crime scene tape around a home on Gloria Street near Doug Williams Park. Shreveport police say they’re still getting multiple tips regarding the investigation.
Authorities added that they’re investigating forensic evidence and blood droplets found in Doug Williams Park. The source of the droplets has not been determined. The case is still under investigation.
Authorities urge anyone with any information about Shamia Little’s death to call Shreveport police detectives at (318) 673-7300 or (318) 673-6955.
Crime Stoppers is offering a $3,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for the homicide.
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