SPD chief puts 2 more officers on leave in wake of shooting

SPD chief puts 2 more officers on leave in wake of shooting

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Two more Shreveport police officers have been placed on paid leave over a recent officer-involved shooting.

Among them is the officer that detectives think shot 23-year-old Andre Bell in his left shoulder.

Bell, of the 5900 block of West Canal Boulevard in Shreveport, is accused of trying to run down off-duty, uniformed patrolmen who were responding to a report of a theft Friday night at a Shreveport casino.

He was booked at 9:15 p.m. Saturday on a charge of attempted first-degree murder, Shreveport City Jail records show.

The officers' names have not been released.

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