Dekoria Kennedy

Dekoria Kennedy

SHREVEPORT, La. -- Investigators with the Shreveport Police Departments Violent Crimes unit have a man in custody following a home invasion and murder attempt this weekend.

Dekoria Kennedy, 25, of the 4700 block of Hilry Huckaby III Avenue, is charged with attempted second-degree murder and home invasion. 

Shreveport police said just after 10 p.m. Saturday patrol officers responded to a home invasion report in the 4100 block of Jacob Street. Officers learned a man allegedly entered a home and once inside battered the victim and fired several shots at him. Luckily, he was not struck, police said.

The suspect left in a black Nissan Altima. 

Investigators arrested Kennedy just before 6 a.m. Sunday at an apartment complex in north Shreveport. 

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