SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A Shreveport police officer drew his weapon on a man in a stopped car after the officer says the passenger tried to pull a gun of his own.
It happened Tuesday morning on Rosemont Street. Police say they pulled the car over because it appeared to have a stolen license plate. After the car was stopped, they learned the driver didn't have a license. Police say it was as they were handcuffing the driver that the passenger reached for a gun.
"I only saw the handgun when it came up between his legs. Once we saw the handgun, I drew my sidearm and drew down on him, and I told him to drop the gun." said Cpl. Antwone Lane with the Shreveport Police Department.