SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Police have confirmed the victim in a shooting on I-20 early Thursday morning has died.

Shreveport police found the male victim with a gunshot wound to the head after his black 2006 Jeep Liberty first struck the guardrail on the Red River bridge just before 4 a.m. before ultimately crashing on the interstate just before the Fairfield Ave. exit.

Police believe the man was shot while driving. He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Interstate 20 westbound was briefly shut down again in Bossier City Thursday afternoon while police looked for clues in connection with a shooting and crash that left the driver critically wounded.

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All westbound lanes were closed at Industrial Drive (Exit 23) while homicide and crash investigators from both Shreveport and Bossier City police reassessed the scene and searched for evidence to determine exactly where the shooting happened.

Traffic backed up at least ten miles before the westbound lanes were reopened just before 3:30 p.m.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the Bossier City Police Department at 318-741-8611 or Bossier Crime Stoppers at 318-424-4100. Those who wish to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward can call or log on to to submit tips via the web.