Altercation in Allendale leads to officer firing weapon

SPD officer fires gun during altercation; no one wounded

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - An altercation between a group of people in Shreveport’s Allendale neighborhood led to an officer firing his weapon at armed suspects, authorities say.

It happened approximately 6:55 p.m. Wednesday on Buena Vista Street between North Allen Avenue and North Western avenues, Caddo 911 dispatch records show.

According to Police Chief Ben Raymond, one of his officers got involved in an altercation that included some armed individuals. The officer shot once at the armed suspects. No one was hit.

Several weapons were seized from the individuals, with at least two suspects most likely facing charges of illegally possessing a firearm, authorities say.

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