Firefighters allegedly threatened by man with knife while responding to blaze

William Owen, 55
William Owen, 55(Shreveport Police Department)
Published: Jun. 6, 2023 at 9:33 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The Shreveport Fire Department responded to a fire at 3:30 p.m. June 5 in the 2300 block of Levy Street.

Upon arrival, firefighters were confronted by a man armed with a knife. Shreveport police then came and took him into custody. William Owen, 55, was charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of obstruction of a fireman.

No one was injured in the incident.