Police ID man who crashed car on I-20 after being shot - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Police ID man who crashed car on I-20 after being shot

A man was taken to the hospital with at least one gunshot wound after he crashed his car into an embankment on I-20 east just before the Spring Street exit. (Source: Nicolette Schleisman/ KSLA News 12) A man was taken to the hospital with at least one gunshot wound after he crashed his car into an embankment on I-20 east just before the Spring Street exit. (Source: Nicolette Schleisman/ KSLA News 12)
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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Shreveport police are investigating a car crash on Interstate-20 Monday morning that they believe was caused by a shooting. 

Perdarius Marshall, 23 has been identified as the man who crashed his car around 4:45 a.m. into a concrete barrier on I-20 eastbound just before the Spring Street exit.

Police say Marshall was taken to University Health with a gunshot wound to the stomach area. He was reportedly not able to provide police with information before he was taken into surgery, according to police. His injuries were by police as serious. 

Marshall was driving alone in the car along I-20 when police say a person or a group of people began firing multiple shots at his car. It is unclear where the shooting started.

Police say Marshall was able to call 911 before crashing his car.

As many as 16 first responders were on scene as of 5:15 a.m., according to police dispatch records.

According to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, the left and center lanes on I-20 east in that area were blocked off because of the crash. 

Traffic has since reopened. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Shreveport police or Crime Stoppers a 318-673-7373. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for any information leading to the arrest of those responsible.

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