SHREVEPORT, La. - Shreveport police continue to investigate a fatal shooting in the Anderson Island neighborhood.

Police says Ronald Parker, 65, of Shreveport, was arrested Saturday afternoon on a charge of second-degree murder stemmed from a parking dispute with Roderick J. Gaut, 40, of Shreveport, in the 1200 block of E. Washington Street.

Police say Parker shot Gaut once in the chest. Gaut was rushed to Ochsner LSU Health where he died a short time later.

Police say they have recovered what's believed to be the weapon used in the shooting outside Parker's home.

Gaut and his family had just returned to a relative's home from a funeral. 

Parker remained in the city jail Monday.


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