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Man shot to death by Shreveport Police Officer after allegedly pulling gun

2 years 9 months 5 days ago Sunday, September 12 2021 Sep 12, 2021 September 12, 2021 5:15 PM September 12, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

SHREVEPORT - A man was shot to death by a Shreveport Police officer after allegedly running away from the officer and then pulling out a gun.

Louisiana State Police is investigating the incident that started at a Shreveport convenience store Saturday around 8 p.m.

Deputies said officers went to the convenience store, and the suspect, 30-year-old Desmond Lewis, ran away. An officer chased Lewis, and the two got into a physical fight.

The officer told deputies Lewis produced a gun during the fight, and the officer shot Lewis.

State police said the officer was not injured. Lewis died at the scene. 

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