A man was struck by a Shreveport police car late Wednesday night while he was trying to cross the street.
It happened just before 11 p.m. on a curved portion of the road in the 3000 block of Knight St., where a street light is out.
The officer reportedly swerved to try to miss the pedestrian, but he was still struck in the leg with the driver's side mirror of the SPD unit.
He was taken to University Health with a leg injury. Witnesses on scene say the man appeared to be homeless. A shopping cart he had been pushing could be seen toppled over in the roadway, bedroll spilling out.
No names have been released.
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