Violent Weekend in Shreveport
Shreveport police officers are investigating a shooting Sunday night on Lakeshore Drive in the Country Club neighborhood. One man was found dead. The suspect was last seen running behind some homes in the area.
Also this weekend, a Bossier City man has been arrested in connection with a shooting on I-49 in north Shreveport.
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator says the victim was in a car with family members headed north on I-49 near Gilliam when he got into an argument with his nephew, 21-year-old Traveion Fields. Fields pulled out a gun and shot his uncle in the back of the head. The news release says:
After the shooting, the driver of the vehicle turned around to take the victim to the hospital. Fields jumped out of the vehicle near North Forty Loop where he went to a residence and used the phone to contact the Sheriff's Office. The victim died at Ochsner LSU Medical Center. Fields was arrested in the 1600 block of North Forty Loop. He was booked into Caddo Correctional by Det. Demetrice Ellis for second-degree murder.
Shreveport police are also investigating a shooting that left a woman critically wounded. One man has been arrested in connection with the shooting on Alabama Sunday afternoon. The victim was shot in the chest. 31-year-old Brandon Richardson was arrested and charged with attempted second degree murder.