Just before 2:30 p.m., Shreveport police patrol officers were called to Willis-Knighton Hospital’s south location in reference to a shooting that occurred in a home in the 600 block of Pickwick Place..
The victim, 38-year-old Patrick Franklin of Shreveport, was located in the 3000 block of Stafford Street at about 2:30 p.m., when he flagged down an off-duty Bossier City police officer who serves as a courtesy officer at the apartment complex and told the officer that he had been shot.
Detectives with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help to find out who burglarized a Haughton storage unit business twice — once in early December and again in early January — and stole gun ammunition and electronic items..
Area residents will now get a different “bead” on the annual celebration with the arrival of the Creole Wild West Mardi Gras Indians, New Orleans’ oldest Mardi Gras Indian tribe, to Shreveport as guests of the Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC)..
Days following the robbery, investigators have been following up on leads and have provided surveillance video of the incident as it unfolded. Authorities are now working to identify the suspect in the video and are asking persons with any information on the identity of the suspect to contact Crime Stoppers at 673-7373 or visit their Web site at www.
Shreveport police robbery detectives are working to capture a suspect responsible for the holdup of a local bank Tuesday morning in north Shreveport. Just before 10 a.m., Shreveport police patrolmen were called to the Chase Bank located in the 100 block of Freestate Boulevard in reference to a robbery of the business.
Shortly after 9:30 p.m. last Friday, Jan. 13, Shreveport police detectives, assisted by members of the United States Marshal’s Office, were successful in tracking Taylor to a hotel located in the 5200 block of Monkhouse Drive in west Shreveport. He was taken into custody without incident.
Attorneys’ Offices and the Criminal Division’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Project Safe Childhood marshals federal, state and local resources to better locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet, as well as to identify and rescue victims.
The victim, who was staying with a friend, said that 41-year-old Keith Lyn Bickham of Jefferson, Texas, knocked on the door of the residence, then burst in when she opened the door. The woman said she was thrown to the ground by Bickham and punched and strangled.