ETX deputy-involved shooting suspect in custody following foot chase in Shreveport

A person is in custody following a chase on Tuesday morning.
A person is in custody following a chase on Tuesday morning.(Cody Jennings (custom credit) | Cody Jennings)
Updated: Dec. 31, 2019 at 5:12 AM CST
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Authorities have confirm that a man arrested this morning following a foot chase is the suspect in a fatal deputy-involved shooting out of Panola County, Texas.

Gregory Newson
Gregory Newson(SPD (custom credit) | SPD)

Police say it happened in the 5400 block of Buncombe Road. That’s not far from Pines Road in Shreveport.

Officers say Gregory Newson crashed the vehicle he was in, rolling it, and then took off on foot, according to Shreveport Police Spokeswoman Ofc. Christina Curtis.

A Shreveport police K-9 officer was able to locate the Newson and bit them.

Newson was taken into custody near the intersection of W. Hollywood Ave and W. Perimeter and Meriweather Road. That’s close to the Shreveport Regional Airport.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSLA News 12 for more updates.

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