Authorites continue to search for Shreveport shooting suspect

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 6:37pm

An arrest warrant has been issued following a shooting that occurred last month in the Sunset Acres neighborhood.

Investigators with the Shreveport Police Violent Crimes Unit have obtained an arrest warrant for 23 year old Jimmie Durden Jr after he was identified as a suspect in a shooting that left two men injured. Back on August 22, 2012 at approximately 7:45 p.m., patrol officers and investigators responded to a shooting in the 6500 block of Quillen Boulevard where two male victims had been shot. With the help of witnesses, authorities quickly ascertained a description of the shooter and based on information obtained during the investigation, were able to name Durden as a suspect. Durden is said to be driving a red Ford Mustang or a red Chevrolet Impala.

An arrest warrant has been signed by a Caddo District Judge charging Durden with illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and attempted first degree murder. Bond is set at 200,000.00 dollars for each charge. Durden should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with any information regarding this case or the whereabouts of Durden is urged to call Shreveport Police detectives at 318-673-6955 or Shreveport-Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373.


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