I-220 shooting claims life of Shreveport teen; reward offered


17-year-old Minnion Jackson was the victim in a drive-by shooting Wednesday, August 26 on I-220 at North Market Street. (Photo: KTAL/KMSS Staff)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — A teenager has died after he was shot multiple times on Interstate-220 in Shreveport.

According to Green Oaks Coach Terrance Isaac, 17-year-old Minnion Jackson was the victim in a drive-by shooting that took place Wednesday on I-220 at North Market Street.

Shreveport Police said witnesses told detectives Jackson’s car was traveling down the interstate when someone in a black SUV pulled up alongside the driver and fired numerous shots at the car.

When officers arrived they found Jackson, who just started his senior year at Green Oaks, inside of the vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to Ochsner LSU Health where he later died from his injuries.

Crime Stoppers will pay a $2,000 minimum reward for information in this case.

Anyone with information on this shooting is urged to call Shreveport Police at (318) 673-6955 or Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373 or use the P3Tips app.

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