Section of I-20 W closed while Bossier City police seek evidence related to deadly shooting
Shreveport police first responded to fatal shooting, wreck on I-20 Red River bridge Thursday morning
SHREVEPORT/BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) — Bossier City police shut down a section of westbound I-20 for a while the afternoon of Thursday, Aug. 18 to assist Shreveport police in investigating a deadly shooting.
I-20 W was closed between Industrial Drive and Hamilton Road. Motorists were advised to use westbound I-220.
Police were looking for evidence related to the shooting. Officials say a man was found in a black Jeep Liberty with a gunshot wound to his head on the Shreveport side of I-20, near the Red River bridge.
Shreveport police were called initially called to the scene just before 3:40 a.m. Thursday.
When SPD arrived at the scene, they discovered the victim. The man was sent to a Shreveport hospital with life-threatening injuries. Bossier officials say the victim has died.
Anyone with information is asked to call Shreveport police at 318-673-7300. Or contact Caddo-Shreveport Crime Stoppers by calling 318-673-7373, visiting the group’s website or using the P3Tips app to submit information anonymously.
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