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February 20 07:52 PM

Man Leads Police On Chase Through Shreveport

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Police search for a possible shooting suspect - By Chris Redford

The search for a possible shooting suspect has been scaled back. Shreveport police scoured a wooded area on the city's west side after the man took off running Wednesday night.  

The suspect reportedly led officers on a high speed chase before ditching his car and running behind the old marina on Mansfield Road.

It all started when officers spotted the suspect near Greenwood and I-20.  The suspect is said to have waved at the officers before speeding off.

Authorities say the chase ended when the suspect lost control of his car, spun out then got out and ran.  He's said to have jumped a barbed wire fence before disappearing in a wooded area behind the vacant business.

Investigators have not said which shooting the man is believed responsible or if the man is even the suspect in question. 

 

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