At approximately 11:00 p.m. on October 17, 2021 Coushatta Police Officers responded to a call of shots fired in a residential area near Arlington Street and LA Hwy 155. A responding officer was flagged down by a concerned citizen who reported that someone had been shot in the chest.
Minutes later the shooting victim, a black male in his late thirties from Bossier City, was discovered in a crashed vehicle along LA Hwy 155 (Ashland Road) within the city limits of Coushatta. Having suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso, he was transported by Life Air Rescue to LSU Health in Shreveport where he underwent emergency surgery and remains in serious condition.
The incident is currently under investigation by the Red River Parish Sheriff’s Office (RRPSO) and no suspects have been identified at this time.
Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact Detective Ratliff at the RRPSO’s Criminal Investigations Division at 318-932-6701 or 318-932-4221.
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