[UPDATE] Second Man Arrested in Last Weekend’s Officer-Involved Shooting on Monkhouse
[UPDATE] A second man is now in police custody following an ongoing investigation into an officer-involved shooting last weekend.
On January 18th, 2014, Shreveport police arrested a local man who allegedly fired numerous rounds from a rifle into a crowd of onlookers in the 5200 block of Monkhouse Drive. The gunman, 26-year-old Ronald Hill, was shot by an on-duty Shreveport police officer after refusing the officers orders to stop firing and to drop his weapon. Hill was treated at a local hospital and continues to recover. He was later charged with one count of Illegal Use of a Weapon.
During the ongoing investigation, authorities gathered additional information linking 29-year-old Antoine Jackson to the incident. He was arrested on a warrant charging him with a single count of Illegal use of a Weapon and Possession of a Firearm by a convicted felon. Jackson was booked into the Shreveport City Jail on $150,000 bond.
[ORIGINAL STORY] A Shreveport police officer is on paid leave today, after shooting a man who’s believed to have fired a rifle into a crowd of people at a business on Monkhouse Drive.
The shooting left one man in the hospital with shrapnel wounds. He was taken to Willis-Knighton on Greenwood Road for treatment.
Detectives say the officer ordered the shooter, 26-year-old Ronald Hill, to drop his weapon, but he wouldn’t. The officer fired shots and hill drove off. He was found minutes later at Hearne and Midway.
Hill was taken to University Health with serious wounds, but he is expected to recover. He’s been charged with illegal use of a weapon and may face other charges.
The officer wasn’t hurt, but is on routine leave pending an internal investigation. If you have any information that can help detectives, call Crime Stoppers at 673-7373.