SPD: Suspect from officer involved shooting identified

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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) – Shreveport Police tell KSLA News 12, the suspect is identified as 27 year old Jacob M. Morrison of Tyler, Texas. According to police, he was transported to LSUHSC by the Shreveport Fire Department where he was later pronounced deceased.

Wednesday, at around 9:15 AM, Shreveport Police patrol officers were dispatched to the Capital One Bank in the 2300 block of Greenwood Rd. Shreveport Police said when police arrived, they discovered Morrison firing shots from a handgun and ordering everyone to the ground. Police said, he then took a female hostage and forced his way to the rear of the bank where he took an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police said, a short time later Morrison took the cash, released the hostage and left the scene of the bank on a dark colored motorcycle.

Police tell KSLA News 12, they caught up with the suspect near Mansfield Road near Midway Avenue. Detective Cpl. Jack Miller was the first to spot Morrison on the motorcycle. According to Shreveport Police, as Detective Miller called for assistance and attempted to stop Morrison.  Police said the suspect began throwing out evidence and then dismounted the motorcycle and fired shots at Miller.

According to Shreveport Police, Morrison struck Detective Miller at least once in the lower areas of his body. Police said Miller later returned fire and struck the suspect several times. A short time later, police said Cpl. Antwone Lane arrived on the scene just seconds later and fired shots at the suspect as well. Police tell KSLA News 12, Cpl. Lane was not injured in the shooting.

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