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Breaking: SPD Officer Shot At on I-20 at Fairfield: Window Shattered in Car, Officer Not Injured
Thursday, Jan 31, 2008 2:52pm
SHREVEPORT, LA (By: Tom Pace, Talk of the Town)  Breaking 3:30pm 1-31-08 
 A Shreveport Police corporal was shot at on his way home from work this afternoon. The corporal, whose name is not yet being released, had just left the Shreveport Police Department, and was headed home in his private vehicle when the incident occurred. 

According to SPD spokesperson Kaycee Hargrave, the corporal was just getting onto I-20 from Fairfield Avenue at 2:55pm when the ishooting happened. The officer was not injured, although he was shaken up a bit.

The corporal was headed east on Interstate 20 when he heard a gunshot, and his driver's side window shattered, Hargrave said. He looked over in time to see a man pointing a pistol at him. The man, described as a black male, was driving an older-model, primer gray Chevy Caprice, who drove off from the scene.

Officers in Bossier City were alerted about the incident and stopped a car matching the vehicle description. However, the vehicle was ruled out as the vehicle in question and the person was released. If anyone has information about this case, call detectives at 673-6955 or Crime Stoppers at 673-7373.

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