Several units of the Caddo Sheriff's Office and Shreveport police responded to a domestic abuse call in North Shreveport.

It happened near Dixie Shreveport Road and George Road just outside the city limits. It began as a car chase in Shreveport and ended just outside the city limits.

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Police got calls about a woman who was a passenger in a car who appeared to be in distress.

Caddo Sheriff's Spokeswoman Cindy Chadwick:

Officers tried to pull the car over, but the driver sped off onto Grimmett Drive in the northern part of the city.

He eventually stopped, but began firing shots at the officers, who returned fire, killing the man. KEEL News has learned that 42-year-old Donnie Ray Plater was killed by police. Plater had already killed his estranged wife, 34-year-old Cindy Johnson West of Shreveport.

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