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UPDATE: Officer involved shooting on I-49 at I-20

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) – We now know the name of the suspect that was arrested in the chase that resulted in an officer involved shooting on Interstate-49.

After an investigation, Shreveport Police identified the suspect as 19 year-old Kory Gay.

According to police, Gay escaped from a work release program in Ouachita Parish late last month. 

It all started as a traffic stop at W. 69th and Dowdell. Officers spotted the car, a Chevy Malibu, and it was listed as stolen.

They went to pull the car over, and that's when the chase began.

When the suspect approached the I-49 North to I-20 East ramp, he ran into one of the police cars.

After the collision, an officer was able to fire a shot at the suspects rear window, shattering all of the glass. Gay suffered at least one gunshot wound in the upper torso area.

When the suspect's car came to a stop a Shreveport Police K-9 and other officers were able to take him into custody. Officers tell us that a K-9 officer may have bitten him as well.

Gay was taken to LSU Hospital.

Shreveport Police say he will be charged as a fugitive and with escape relative to his escape from Ouachita Parish authorities.

Gay will also face aggravated flight and illegal possession of stolen things. He still may face more charges in Shreveport as well.

There was also a Shreveport Police Officer that had minor injuries.

Stay with KSLA and KSLA.com for the latest on this developing story.

 

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