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Suspect arrested in fatal stabbing

Bossier City police are investigating a stabbing today that left one man dead and another facing a criminal charge.

Calvin Charles Joyner Jr.
Calvin Charles Joyner Jr.

35-year old Calvin Charles Joyner Jr. was arrested for manslaughter this afternoon for stabbing another man during an altercation at Joyner’s residence in the 1300 block of Mark Avenue. Police and fire department personnel were called to the scene at approximately 12:40 pm and found the victim unresponsive with a stab wound. He was taken to University Health in Shreveport where he was pronounced dead. Officers took Joyner into custody at the scene and subsequently arrested him.

An investigation found that Joyner stabbed the victim after the two engaged in a physical confrontation during an argument.

Joyner was booked into the Bossier City Jail. Bond has not yet been set. The name of the victim is not being released pending notification of family members.

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