Arrest made over shooting that killed 1, hurt another near Bossier City school
Authorities believe it was the result of an ongoing dispute between one of victims and a suspect
BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) — A Haughton man now stands accused of murder in connection with a shooting Tuesday afternoon in Bossier City that left one person dead and another wounded, police say.
Dawson Lee Driskill, 45, is being held in the Bossier City Jail on one count each of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, aggravated criminal property damage and illegal use of a weapon, police said late Tuesday night. His bonds total $520,000.
Police added that Driskill is expected to be transferred Wednesday, Aug. 10 to Bossier Maximum-Security Facility at Plain Dealing.
Authorities believe the shooting was the result of an ongoing dispute between one of the victims and a suspect, according to an earlier statement from police.
At one point, they said they had multiple suspects in custody.
Emergency crews responded to the scene in the 1800 block of Airline Drive about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9.
Crews responded to the 3000 block of Oliver Street after getting reports that someone there had been shot.
KSLA News 12 crews on the scene report seeing two ambulances speed away with a police escort. At least one person was seen being loaded into an ambulance. The Bossier City Police Department confirms two people were shot, one of whom died.
That person’s name is being withheld pending proper notifications, authorities said.
Police say one car pulled up to another and started shooting.
Evidence markers could be seen on Airline Drive near RV Kerr Elementary School. Police temporarily closed a portion of Airline to process the scene, but had to move quickly because of wind picking up with an approaching storm.
No children were present at the school at the time, police say. Faculty and staff were there, however.
At this time, no other information is available. This story will be updated when more is known.
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