Grambling police investigating homicide

A Grambling man was shot and killed early Wednesday outside his home.

About 4:30 a.m., Grambling Police received a report of a possible shooting on Harris Street. When officers arrived, they found Eric Richardson, 28, unresponsive and suffering from gunshot wounds to his upper torso.

According to police, Richardson was found beside his idling vehicle. He was headed to work when he encountered a man. An argument ended with gunshots in the parking lot.

Richardson was pronounced dead by the Lincoln Parish Coroner’s Office after medical personnel exhausted all means to revive him.

Police said some of Richardson’s valuables were missing from his person and robbery may be a motive.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Grambling Police at 318-247-3772 or Crimestoppers at 318-251-1111. Crimestoppers offers cash rewards up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest or grand jury indictment. Callers do not have to give their names.


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