Shreveport police officer killed, suspect on the loose


UPDATE: Grover Cannon was arrested Thursday by Shreveport Police. 


According to police a Shreveport Police Officer was shot and killed last night by a man who was already wanted for another murder.

The suspect is Grover Cannon, age 27. He is 5’8 and 190 lbs. He has a gold tooth and tattoos on his right forearm and upper left arm.

Police say there is no information that he has any ties to Texarkana, please be on the look out for him in case he decides to come this way. Call 9-1-1 immediately if you see him.

Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler released the following said in an emailed statement, “Last night, we lost one of our brave, uniformed officers in the line of duty. Our hearts are saddened. We ask for the community’s prayers for this officer’s family and SPD as we grieve the loss of one of our own who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving and protecting the citizens of this city.”

May God bless the family of the SPD officer that lost his life tonight serving our city. Please keep this officer’s family in your prayers tonight as well as our local law enforcement. He died protecting us.

Posted by Caddo Parish Constable’s Office on Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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