John Shepherd Killed by Shreveport Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
500 Americana Drive
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Police were called after a woman reported Shepard acting erratically. The 58-year-old attempted to attack EMS personnel with a kitchen knife, and was then fatally shot by responding officers after advancing towards them armed with a knife.

Victim's Name: John Shepherd

Agency Responsible: Shreveport Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 58

Race: White

Date of Death: October 15, 2013

County: Caddo

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Justified

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Drug or alcohol use

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Geography: Suburban

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