Officers arrived and found Calvin Broadway, 61, of the 1000 block of Pickett Street and Brenda Gilmer, 50, both suffering from stab wounds and lacerations to their upper bodies. Both were transported to University Health Hospital, where their injuries were listed as possibly life threatening.
The investigation revealed that the victim’s estranged boyfriend, Eldrick Thomas, 19, of the 3400 block of Palm Road entered the residence without consent and struck her and the infant multiple times in the head and face. Thomas fled the scene on foot as investigators arrived.
Since the investigation into the shooting began, detectives from the Shreveport Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit have worked tirelessly to gather information regarding what occurred that evening and who was responsible.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2000 Ford Expedition operated by 33-yearold Andrea Aquino of Minden was traveling west on U.S. Highway 80 when, for reasons still under investigation, she crossed the center line and collided head-on with an eastbound 2004 Ford Mustang operated by 25- year-old Elias Andreden of Minden.
On May 24 around 7:30 p.m. a man and his children were testing a new minnow catcher near the boat launch at the Red River national Wildlife Refuge off of Arthur Ray Teague Parkway. The man told detectives he remembers seeing a white, older model, beatup car parked there when he arrived but saw no one around.
Shreveport police investigators are seeking the whereabouts of a local man wanted in connection with the burglary of a west Shreveport business earlier this week. On Tuesday, Shreveport police patrol officers were called to the 500 block of West 67th Street relative to a business burglary.
Garner was spotted in a black Nissan Altima on the passenger side wearing gym shorts and no shirt. While following, a Shreveport police officer saw Garner toss a black object out the window into the yard at 5215 S. Lakeshore Drive. It was later found to be the stolen weapon, a S&W .