Suspects Named in Two Shreveport Armed Robberies
UPDATE (August 3, 2016): Shreveport police say 32-year-old Dennis Davis, Jr., has surrendered to authorities at Caddo Correctional Center. He's been booked on charges of attempted first degree murder and armed robbery.
ORIGINAL STORY: Shreveport police have identified suspects in two separate armed robberies.
The first happened July 10 at Dollar General in the 2800 block of Jewella Avenue. A man armed with a handgun burst into the store and demanded money from the clerk. He made off with an unknown amount of cash.
Detectives have gathered information linking 30-year-old Jeremy Hill of Shreveport to the crime. He's described as a thin-build black male with his hair braided in a ponytail. Police have a warrant charging him with one count of armed robbery.
A second man is being sought in connection with a robbery and shooting early this morning at the Baymont Inn hotel in the 5100 block of Monkhouse Drive.
Police say a man armed with a gun entered the business and was confronted by an unarmed security officer. The suspect opened fire, hitting the guard in the leg. He was treated at a local hospital for a non-life-threatening wound.
The suspect left with an unknown amount of money. He's been identified as 32-year-old Dennis Davis of Shreveport. Detectives have warrants charging him with attempted first degree murder and armed robbery.
If you know the whereabouts of either suspect, call Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373.