Shreveport police officer shoots driver who reportedly hit an officer with a car; suspect’s name released
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Two people, one of them a Shreveport police officer, are recovering following a shooting on the morning of Thursday, Aug. 26.
The events unfolded in the 1800 block of Missouri Avenue.
Initial investigation conducted by Louisiana State Police revealed that SPD responded to a call for service involving a suspicious person. Upon arrival, officers located a person matching the suspect description who was later identified as Devin Ned, 20, of Shreveport.
Officers then approached Ned and he fled the scene in a vehicle. After refusing to exit the vehicle, he ultimately hit one of the officers with the car. An officer then discharged a duty weapon, striking Ned.
Ned and one officer were transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
LSP/BSO will continue to take the lead on the ongoing investigation.
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