Bullet grazes man; arrest made over Mackey Lane shooting

This is the second shooting reported within 13 minutes; they are unrelated

Bullet grazes man; arrest made over Mackey Lane shooting
Shreveport police are investigating a report of a shooting Feb. 24 on Mackey Lane. It was the second shooting reported within 13 minutes that afternoon. They are unrelated. (Source: Tayler Davis/KSLA News 12)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A man was grazed by a bullet in a shooting in the 2900 block of Mackey Lane in Shreveport.

Now police have arrested the suspected gunman.

Johnquavious Harris, 22, of Shreveport, has been booked into Shreveport City Jail on one count of aggravated battery.

Johnquavious Harris (12/03/1998)
Johnquavious Harris (12/03/1998) (Source: SHREVEPORT POLICE DEPARTMENT)

The shooting in the city’s Southern Hills neighborhood happened about 2:58 p.m. Wednesday, Caddo 911 dispatch records show.

Detectives have since learned that Harris allegedly fired multiple shots at Corey Thomas, age unavailable, while walking toward him. One of the bullets grazed Thomas in one of his legs. He was treated at the scene on Mackey Lane between Bayonne Drive and Letha Loop. .

Harris ran away after the shooting. Officers set up a perimeter and found him in a wooded area near Meriwether Road and the Inner Loop (Louisiana Highway 3132).

Authorities urge anyone with any information about the shooting to call Shreveport police at (318) 673-7300.

Or contact Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers by calling (318) 673-7373, visiting the organization’s website or using the P3 Tips app to submit information anonymously.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $2,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of those responsible for this crime.

Bullet grazes man on Mackey Lane

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