Shreveport Police Name Suspect In State Fair Shooting
The Shreveport Police Department have named a suspect in the November 6th shooting at the Louisiana State Fair. Police are looking for 17-year-old Donald Ray Jackson of Bossier City for his role in the shooting of a teenager at the State Fairgrounds.
Jackson has a warrant out for him on charges of Attempted Second Degree Murder.
The shooting took place on Saturday night just after 9pm. The teenage suspect was shot inside the Fairgrounds, near some of the amusement rides. The victim was reportedly shot in the hand and stomach. He was rushed to Ochsner LSU Health, where he underwent emergency surgery. The victim arrived in life-threatening condition, but is expected to recover.
After the shooting, the State Fair was closed for the night, as a manhunt started. Though no one was arrested that night.
Police are asking for the public's help in locating Jackson. He is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with details on the suspect's whereabouts are asked to contact any law enforcement department immediately. If someone would like to leave an anonymous tip, you can contact Caddo-Shreveport Crime-stoppers at 318-673-7373 or through their P3Tips app. There will be a cash reward for information leading to the suspect's arrest.
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