UPDATE: Man fatally shot in Bossier City Sunday morning identified


A man was killed after apparently trying to break into a home in Bossier City early Sunday morning.

At 5:25 a.m. Bossier City police officers and firefighters responded to a report of a shooting that occurred at a residence in the 3000 block of June Lane. First responders located a man who sustained a gunshot wound to the chest. The man was transported to LSU Oschner Health hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.  

He was identified as Richard Bernard Williams, 26, of Bossier City

The initial investigation by detectives indicates that the homeowner shot the man as he was trying to break into the residence.

Once the investigation by the Bossier Police Department is complete, the findings will be turned over to the Bossier Parish District Attorney’s Office for review.