One man has been arrested and charged with attempted second degree homicide following a stabbing that occurred early Thanksgiving morning.
Dwayne Goins, 55, was taken into police custody, after an apparent dispute with 32-year-old Lorenzo Lewis that left him with a laceration to his upper torso that resulted in what police say are life-threatening injuries.
Shreveport police patrol officers were dispatched to the 200 block of W. 79th Street relative to a stabbing around 8 a.m. Thursday. Upon arrival officers found Lewis in dire straits. Lewis was subsequently transported to University Health Center by the Shreveport Fire Department.
Upon investigation, officers discovered during the apparent altercation, Goins allegedly pulled a knife and stabbed Lewis before fleeing the scene.
SPD patrol officers quickly were able to locate the suspect in the surrounding area. Goins now been charged with one count of Attempted Second Degree Homicide. The victim is listed in stable condition.