Foot Pursuit in Louisiana Ends in Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

By Evelina Rivers
Published November 05, 2023

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Shreveport, Louisiana – This morning, a traffic stop was conducted by an Officer from the Shreveport Police Department on Marquette Avenue in the 2700 block. During the encounter, a male occupant of the vehicle fled, leading to a foot pursuit. The pursuit ended with the subject producing a handgun and shots being fired.

Unfortunately, the subject was struck and later pronounced dead at a local trauma center. No officers were injured in this incident.

The Shreveport Police Department has requested assistance from Louisiana State Police (LSP) to investigate this officer-involved shooting. LSP Investigators are currently working to process the scene and gather additional information.

LSP is asking that anyone with information, pictures, or video related to this incident, contact LSP Investigators at 318-741-2739, call the LSP Fusion Center Hotline at 1-800-434-8007, or by following this link.