SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The Louisiana State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that took place Sunday morning in Shreveport.
Officials say Shreveport police officers made a traffic stop in the 2700 block of Marquette Ave. The man, and lone occupant, inside the vehicle reportedly ran, leading officers on a foot chase.
According to the LSP, the man produced a handgun when the chase ended. Shots were fired, and the suspect was struck. He was taken to a local trauma center, where he was later pronounced deceased.
Shreveport police requested the Louisiana State Police to investigate the shooting.
Investigators are working to process the evidence and determine how the shooting took place, according to PIO Trooper Davis. No officers were reportedly injured.
The LSP asks that anyone with information, pictures or video related to the shooting contact (318) 741-2739. Anonymous tips can also be submitted through the LSP online reporting system here or by calling the LSP Fusion Center Hotline at 1 (800) 434-8007.
The LSP said they will release additional details when they become available.
The shooting remains under investigation.