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Shreveport police officer shoots driver who reportedly hit an officer with a car; suspect’s name released

Reportedly, the officer fired his weapon, striking the other person involved. No word on where...
Reportedly, the officer fired his weapon, striking the other person involved. No word on where the other person was shot.(KSLA)
Published: Aug. 26, 2021 at 5:09 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 26, 2021 at 5:47 PM CDT
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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.

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

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