High Speed Chase Leads to Manhunt in Shreveport
At 2:00 a.m. Wednesday morning Louisiana State Troopers were involved in a high-speed chase. The chase was on I-220 and troopers were in pursuit of a man on motorcycle. As the chase neared the I-20 Westbound ramp, the motorcyclist crashed in to the median and fled the scene on foot.
Several agencies were dispatched to the scene including Caddo Parish Sheriff Department, Shreveport Police Department, Shreveport Fire Department. and State Troopers. K9 units were put on the case as well, and a manhunt ensued. Police were checking all local hospitals for signs of the fleeing man, and also utilized the Caddo Parish Sheriff Drone Team to help in the search. After finding no signs of the man, the manhunt was called off at 4a.m.
Shreveport Police Department is asking anyone that may have seen a white male wearing a white shirt, blue jeans and possibly carrying a black Motorcycle helmet around the Greenwood Rd, Pines Rd and Jefferson Paige area to call (318) 673-7300.