Crime spree ends with suspect shot by Shreveport police

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS)  A series of crimes through Shreveport ends with the suspect shot and killed by police.

Police said it began Saturday, when a man stabbed someone at the Cash Magic Casino, leaving the victim with life-threatening injuries, and then stole the vicitm’s SUV.
    
The SUV was spotted around 6:45 p.m. in the parking garage at Sam’s Town Casino, where the suspect attempted to disarm a police officer, when the officer then shot the man. 

The suspect was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

“We roped off the crime scene. We ordered extra officers on scene,” said Christina Curtis, Shreveport Police public information officer.

The officer was not injured. 

Neither the suspect’s identity, nor the officer’s has not been released.

The investigation continues.
 

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