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Party organizers arrested following Shreveport shooting investigation

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Ivory Collins (source: Shreveport Police Department) Ivory Collins (source: Shreveport Police Department)
Alvin Lattier Jr. (source: Shreveport Police Department) Alvin Lattier Jr. (source: Shreveport Police Department)
SHREVEPORT, La. (KTBS) -

Two Shreveport men are behind bars on multiple charges following an ongoing investigation into a shooting that injured a man last week.

It happened back on December 14, when Shreveport Police patrol officers responded to reports of a man shot in the 1900 block of Texas Avenue. Police later found out that 31 year-old Alvin Lattier of Shreveport suffered a grazing wound to the neck following an alleged brawl that happened at a party.

The party was reportedly being held at an automotive complex that was being used as an illegal dance hall. Lattier received what are described as minor injuries and is still recovering.

After further investigation, police learned that the party where the shooting happened was also where alcohol was being served and consumed all while minors as young as 15 were present.

On Friday, December 20, Shreveport Police Vice Agents arrested Alvin Lattier for his involvement. Lattier reportedly leased the building where the party was held. Police also arrested 32 year-old Ivory Collins, who was the alleged promoter and disk jockey for the event.

Both men have been charged with Letting a Disorderly Place and No Dance Hall Permit. The men were booked into the Shreveport City Jail.

Police are still investigating the shooting and are still seeking the identity and whereabouts of the shooter.

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