Shooting leaves one dead; suspects sought for questioning

Two men captured on video are wanted for questioning in the shooting death of a man early Sunday morning at Cinnamon Square Apartments.

About 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Ruston Police responded to reports of a shooting on Sage Court in the Cinnamon Square Apartment complex. Cinnamon Square is located off South Farmerville Street across from Green Clinic.

Officers found Tyrell Edwards, 18, had been transported to Northern Louisiana Medical Center prior to their arrival by others at the residence. Edwards did not survive.

Investigation into the homicide is continuing. Police are seeking information on two suspects believed responsible for Edwards’s death. Anyone with information regarding the identities of the masked individuals are urged to please contact police immediately.

Tips may be submitted to the Ruston Police Department’s Criminal Investigative Division at 318-255-4141 or through CrimeStoppers of Lincoln Parish. CrimeStoppers information can be given in several ways: calling 318-255-1111, texting “TIP515 plus your message” to CRIMES (274637), or submitting a tip online at

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