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SPD identifies victim in fatal University Terrace shooting

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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Police have released the name of the man shot and killed early Monday morning in east Shreveport. 

Officers found the body of 32-year-old Khurram Amir in the backyard of a home in the 7600 block of University Dr. near Youree Dr. just before 1 a.m., after receiving reports of shots being fired in the area. 

Amir is believed to have died of a single gunshot wound to the neck. 

Police say neighbors told them the shooting happened after some type of altercation. 

The victim's family was reportedly home at the time of the shooting. Police say they didn't find a weapon.

Investigators with SPD's Violent Crimes Unit are working to develop leads into what sparked the deadly encounter. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Caddo Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373 or visit their web site at www.lockemup.org

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