Man Arrested in Connection With Shooting in Highland
A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred in the Highland neighborhood Tuesday night. Just before 9:00 p.m. on March 09, 2021, Shreveport Police responded to E. Wichita Street due to a shooting. Officers located an adult male later identified as 57 year-old Robert Jerome Lemmon unresponsive and not breathing. The victim had suffered from several gunshot wounds while sitting in a vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Violent Crimes and Crime Scene investigators responded to E. Wichita Street and began their investigation. Investigators worked throughout the night and most of the day Wednesday interviewing witnesses, gathering evidence, and following leads. Detectives were able to determine that 25 year-old Fabian Q. Alexander allegedly walked up and shot the victim multiple times which resulted in his death. On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, investigators were able to locate Alexander. Following an interview with detectives, he was charged with one count of Second Degree Murder. Alexander was booked into the Shreveport City Jail.