SFD determines suspicious package is no threat

Published: May. 23, 2017 at 1:42 PM CDT|Updated: May. 23, 2017 at 6:16 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport Fire Department's bomb squad has determined that a suspicious package found is not a threat.

Police received a call at 8:19 a.m. near the intersection of Texas Avenue and Murphy Street. Firefighters were on the scene shortly after.

According to Shreveport Fire Department spokesperson Skip Pinkston, a police officer spotted a suspicious looking object in was found on the roadway or sidewalk.

Roads were closed as authorities were able to investigate. There were no evacuations to nearby businesses.

An x-ray determined that there was nothing dangerous inside the package, according to authorities on the scene. Fire crews were able to leave the scene at 10:13 a.m.

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