The Bossier City Police Violent Crimes Unit is assisting the Shreveport Police Department with the investigation of a shooting that occurred during the early morning hours of Thursday, August 18, in the westbound lane of Interstate 20. Authorities say that an adult male with life threatening injuries was found in a black 2006 Jeep Liberty on the Shreveport side of I-20 near the Red River bridge.

After discovering the man shot in the accident, police had I-20 Westbound shut down for hours while they were investigating. Bossier and Shreveport Police are now trying to find out how and why this shooting took place.

At this time, law enforcement is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to call the Bossier City Police Department at 318-741-8611 or Bossier Crime Stoppers at 318-424-4100. You can remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward by calling or logging onto to submit your tip via the web.

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