Shreveport Bounty Hunter, Suspect He Was Chasing Arrested in Shots Fired Incident
A Shreveport bail bondsman and the suspect he was after are both behind bars following a late-night shooting in west Shreveport.
Shreveport police were called to the 2700 block of Hollywood Avenue to a report of shots fired in the area. They found out two men allegedly working for a bail bonding agency had apparently been chasing a wanted suspect, when at least one of the men fired a shot at the suspect.
Patrolmen took the two agenst, as well as the suspect they were seeking, into custody. They also seized a shotgun during their initial investigation. No one was wounded, but the suspect's car was damaged.
Detectives arrested 27-year-old Justin Avery and charged him with one count of illegal use of a weapon. The man he was chasing, 33-year-old James Mayo, was booked on two outstanding warrants, one for domestic abuse battery and the other for criminal property damage.