APD investigating deadly shooting in Chester Street, Polk Street area

APD is investigating a deadly shooting in the Chester Street and Polk Street area.
Published: Sep. 20, 2023 at 11:08 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 20, 2023 at 2:57 PM CDT
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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Alexandria police are investigating a Tuesday night (Sept. 19) deadly shooting in the area of Chester Street and Polk Street.

APD responded to a call around 10:45 p.m. in reference to a shooting victim. News Channel 5 was on the scene last night around 11:30 p.m. as police closed off the area and placed evidence markers down.

Residents in the area told our crew that they heard more than a dozen gunshots. We also spotted a tarp covering a body on the scene.

The Rapides Parish Coroner’s Office has confirmed to News Channel 5 that the victim was 25-year-old Tyruin Green. APD said he was found dead on the roadway.

This is currently an ongoing investigation.

If anyone has any information about this incident or any other type of crime in the Alexandria area, please contact the Alexandria Police Detective Division at the phone number (318) 441-6416, or APD Dispatch (318) 441-6559.  You may also email information to detectives at: APD-Detectives@cityofalex.com

For a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers of CenLa at (318) 443-7867.  The Crime Stoppers P3 Tipster App can also be downloaded to leave tips and get a claim number for a cash reward at www.p3tips.com/community/mobile/

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