**UPDATE**Louisiana State Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting

Published: 11-05-2023 | Category: Troop G


November 05, 2023


**UPDATE**Louisiana State Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting


Shreveport - Earlier this morning, at approximately 08:45 a.m., an Officer with the Shreveport Police Department conducted a traffic stop in the 2700 block of Marquette Avenue.  The Officer encountered a male subject, which was an occupant in the vehicle.  Shortly thereafter, the subject fled, and a foot pursuit ensued.  At the termination of the foot pursuit, the subject produced a handgun.  As a result, shots were fired.  The subject was struck and was transported to a local trauma center, where he was later pronounced deceased.  No officers were injured during this incident.   


The Shreveport Police Department requested Louisiana State Police (LSP) to investigate this officer-involved shooting.  LSP Investigators are working diligently to process this crime scene and gather further information.   


This is an active scene, please utilize alternate routes around the area to allow for the movement of emergency vehicles and investigative personnel.


Anyone with information and/or pictures and video is urged to share that information with LSP Investigators by calling 318-741-2739.


In addition to the option above, citizens can anonymously report information through the Louisiana State Police online reporting system by visiting https://dpsweb.dps.louisiana.gov/suspicious.nsf/WebForm?OpenForm or calling the LSP Fusion Center Hotline at 1-800-434-8007.


Information will be updated as it becomes available.


See below for the initial news release from 10:21 this morning.

Shreveport – Louisiana State Police Investigators have been requested by Shreveport Police Department to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Shreveport.  Investigators are working diligently to process the crime scene and gather further information.  Additional details will be released when available.

Contact Information:

TFC Ryan Davis

Louisiana State Police

Public Affairs Section

Office: (318) 345-2810