Murder Suspect Kevin Joseph Lino Caught after Two-Day Search
A man wanted for murder is now in police custody following a nearly two day search by local, state and federal authorities.
Kevin Joseph Lino, 27, was taken into police custody just after 6:00 p.m. on August 30, 2014, along a stretch of Mansfield Road between Valley View Drive and Kingston Road. He was the subject of a nearly two-day man hunt in connection with his alleged role in the murder of a homeless man in Missoula, Montana, back in July. Kino, who reportedly has ties to the Shreveport area, was successful in his attempts to elude authorities on at least two previous occasions while in the local vicinity.
Authorities initially tracked Lino to stretch of Clyde Fant Parkway along the Red River on Friday evening and a second time on Friday night after a car was reported stolen from a business parking lot in Shreve City. The third attempt would prove successful in the capture of Lino, as authorities, acting on information gathered through confidential sources, were able to track Lino to a wooded area near a set of railroad tracks below the Mansfield Road viaduct.
As officers and agents ascended on the woods, Lino was eventually captured and taken into custody by Shreveport Police officers without incident. Lino was booked as a fugitive into the Shreveport City Jail.