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Shreveport Police searching for 'armed and dangerous' gunman tied to triple-homicide

10 months 4 weeks 1 day ago Thursday, November 04 2021 Nov 4, 2021 November 04, 2021 8:33 AM November 04, 2021 in News
Source: KTBS

SHREVEPORT - Authorities in Shreveport are searching for a suspect tied to the brutal slaying of three people, one of whom was a 12-year-old child. 

Local news outlet, KTBS reports that the bodies were discovered Thursday morning in the 400 block of W. 82nd Street near Linwood Avenue.

A woman happened to find the deceased victims when she went to the home to check on a family member. The woman said it was around 2 a.m. and the back door was open. She walked into the house and saw the bodies of a man, a woman, and a child. 

Shreveport detectives believe 36-year-old Barry Rigsby is responsible for the murders.

Authorities say all three victims were shot, and they believe the incident may be domestic-related.

Rigsby remains at large and police say he may be driving a burgundy Dodge Journey. They've also warned that he is considered armed and dangerous. 

Warrants have been issued for Rigsby’s arrest, charging him with three counts of second-degree murder and his bond has been set at $3,000,000.

Anyone with information about this case should call Caddo-Shreveport Crime Stoppers at (318) at 673-7373.

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