State police investigating officer-involved shooting


Louisiana State Police is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Monday afternoon.

Shortly after 1:30 p.m., the Shreveport Police Department responded to a welfare concern located in the 7200 block of Old River Road. Two officers arrived on scene and encountered one male subject.

During that encounter, an altercation ensued and shots were fired. That subject was transported to Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport and was later pronounced deceased. No officers were injured during the incident.

The Shreveport Police Department requested Louisiana State Police to investigate this officer-involved shooting. LSP investigators were working diligently to process the crime scene and gather further information.

Anyone with information and/or pictures and video is urged to share that information with LSP Investigators by calling 318-741-2735.

In addition to the option above, citizens can anonymously report information through the Louisiana State Police online reporting system by calling the LSP Fusion Center Hotline at 1-800-434-8007.