On June 25, 2022, at 11:20 p.m. Shreveport Police patrol officers responded to a shooting in the 5400 West 70th Street. Arriving officers located a victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The Shreveport Fire Department responded to the scene and pronounced the male victim deceased. The victim was later identified as Jeremy Wyatt.

Investigators with the Violent Crimes and Crime Scene Units were called to the scene. CSIU collected items of evidence and investigators canvassed the neighborhood searching for witnesses and video.

Through an investigation, Detectives developed Lloyd Cooks (06/21/03) as a possible suspect in this case. On August 4, 2022, a warrant lead by Shreveport police was executed with the assistance of the Shreveport City Marshal Office, SPD Warrants Division, U.S. Marshal Task Force, and SPD K-9 Unit. Cooks was taken into custody without incident and charged with one count of second-degree murder.

Shreveport 2022 Homicides

Officers Killed in the Line of Duty in Northwest Louisiana

Sadly there have been hundreds of Officers killed in Louisiana. Even more shocking, a lot of officers have perished in our region. More than 20 officers have been killed in the in the Shreveport area alone. The Officer Down Memorial Page tracks all of the officer deaths across the nation. Here's a list of all officers who died in the line of duty in Northwest Louisiana.

Children & Teens Shot In Shreveport Since The Start Of 2021