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Victim in fatal shooting involving Hurricane Chris identified

Christopher Dooley, AKA Hurricane Chris
Christopher Dooley, AKA Hurricane Chris(SPD)
Published: Jun. 20, 2020 at 5:41 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The alleged Hurricane Chris shooting victim is identified as 32-year-old Danzeria O. Farris, Jr., according to the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office.

The incident happened around 1 a.m. on Friday, June 19 at a Texaco gas station in the 2600 block of Hollywood Avenue.

Farris was allegedly shot by well-known rapper Hurricane Chris, also known as Christopher Dooley, 31.

Dooley made claims of self-defense after an alleged struggle over his vehicle.

However, Shreveport police investigators reviewed video footage from the incident and believe Dooley did not act in self-defense.

After the shooting, Farris was transported to a Shreveport hospital where he later died from his wounds.

An autopsy will be performed. The case is still under investigation by the Shreveport Police Department.

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