UPDATE: Ruston police make arrest in fatal shooting

Ruston police say they arrested 23-year-old Randall R. Smith Jr. on a charge of second-degree murder. (Source: Lincoln Parish Jail)

RUSTON, La. (KNOE) - Update: An arrest has been made in connection with a homicide in Ruston.

Ruston police say they arrested 23-year-old Randall R. Smith Jr. on a charge of second-degree murder. He is being held on a $1,000,000 bond.

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Original Story:

Authorities in Ruston say they are investigating a fatal shooting.

According to police, it happened on November 2, 2019, at approximately 2:20 AM in the area of 803 McAllister Street.

It was there that officers found the victim, identified as Lawrence D. Williams IV, with a gunshot wound. The victim succumbed to his injuries.

Police say they collected evidence and interviewed witnesses. The investigation is ongoing.

Police have not publically identified a suspect in this case.

If you have any information, you are asked to call Ruston PD at 318-255-4141 or Crimestoppers of Lincoln Parish. Police say Crimestopper information can be given in several ways; either by calling 318-255-1111, text a tip to "TIP515 plus your message" to CRIMES (274637), or submit a tip online at www.rustonlincolncrimestoppers.com.