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Man shot twice on Youree Drive

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — Shreveport police are investigating a report of a shooting. It happened in the 2500 block of Youree Drive at 3:25 p.m. Monday, June 27, Caddo 911 dispatch records show. KSLA News 12 has been told that a man was shot twice. He has since been...
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1 shot outside Shreveport probation & parole office

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Police are investigating a shooting outside the probation and parole office in Shreveport Monday afternoon that left a man seriously wounded. It happened around 3:30 p.m. outside the state Adult Probation & Parole office in the 2500 block of Youree, between Dalzell and East Washington. Police say the victim was shot multiple times and taken to the hospital.
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New Details in Shreveport Road-Rage Shooting

On Saturday, June 25th, Shreveport Police patrol officers responded to a gunshots fired call at the 5800 block of Line Ave where officers discovered a male victim, identified as Donald Gonsoulin, 60, suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Officers on the scene contacted another male, Harry Dublin, 60, who advised officers he was the one responsible for the shooting.

Trial underway in kidnapping, murder of Shreveport couple

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Jury selection got underway Monday afternoon in the trial of the man accused in the murder of a Shreveport couple whose bodies were found in their burned-out car in November 2018. Willie DeWayne Watkins, 37, is charged with two counts of first-degree murder for the...

Funeral services finalized for City Marshal Charlie Caldwell

SHREVEPORT, La. -- Funeral arrangements have been set for Shreveport City Marshal Charlie Caldwell Jr., who died June 16 after he fell overboard from a boat while vacationing in Florida. Visitation will be held Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Summer Grove Baptist Church. The funeral will be...

Bossier Parish Kidnapping Leads to Officer Involved Shooting

Bossier Sheriff’s Office is investigating a kidnapping that led to an officer-involved shooting involving a Bossier Sheriff’s Office deputy. Early Sunday (6/26/22) evening, dispatchers received a call from a man who lives on Jones Road in the southern part of the parish saying he was kidnapped at gunpoint by Marcus Thomas. The victim said he was let go after a short time by the suspect on Oilfield Road.

Shreveport Council Looking at New Hours for Bars

The Shreveport City Council is considering a measure to change the hours for bars and nightclubs in the city. Councilman Jerry Bowman is proposing an ordinance to require the businesses outside of the downtown district to close at 2am. What Does this Measure Say?. The retail dealer is hereby permitted...

Man Is Shot After Road Rage Altercation in Shreveport Parking Lot

My Friend Happened Upon a Scary Situation on Saturday. I was on the phone with my friend when she and her daughter drove up to a very busy parking lot. Not because Saturday is a popular day to get some grocery shopping done, but because a man had been shot in the Uptown Shopping Center. She claimed there were cops everywhere and several reporters were driving in.

Louisiana abortion ban temporarily lifted by New Orleans judge

A state district judge in New Orleans on Monday temporarily lifted Louisiana’s abortion ban until July 8, when the court will consider a legal challenge to the ban from a Shreveport abortion clinic, the clinic’s administrator and a medical student abortion rights organization based at Tulane University. “Hoping to start procedures again tomorrow. We have […] The post Louisiana abortion ban temporarily lifted by New Orleans judge appeared first on Louisiana Illuminator.

Man shot, killed outside west Shreveport gas station

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office released the identity of the man shot and killed outside a west Shreveport gas station. Dispatchers got the call at 11:33 p.m. on June 25 to the Shell gas station at the corner of W 70th Street and Buncombe Road. That’s just off the Terry Bradshaw Passway.

Gunfire exchanged in Shreveport apartment complex

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A gunfire exchange in the parking lot of a Shreve Island neighborhood apartment complex is under investigation. Police responded to the scene on the 1000 block of Quail Creek Rd. to find that people in two vehicles opened fire around 5:40 p.m. Officials say there is damage to vehicles in the lot, but no apartments were hit in the shooting. A female was on the ground when officers arrived, but she ran from the scene.