SPD: 9 carjackings in 3 days; suspects wanted | New

SHREVEPORT, La. — Shreveport police are looking for two or three men they believe are behind a series of carjackings that have taken place across the city this week.

Nine incidents have been reported since Monday morning. The carjackers were unsuccessful in two of the attempts.

And at least one is not supposed to be connected to the rest. An arrest was made in the one that happened this morning.

Some of the stolen vehicles were used to carry out other carjackings, police said. Three vehicles were not found.

The gunmen would be armed with AR guns and quickly approach the victims and demand their vehicles, police said.

Here is an overview of each incident:

  1. Monday – 7:10 a.m. Block 3700 Penick Street. Three black men took a black Dodge Charger and left the scene heading east on Penick. This vehicle has been recovered.
  1. Monday – 8:27 a.m. 6100 Fern Ave. Two black men took a white 2019 Chevy Suburban with front end damage and fled north on Fern. The Suburban’s license plate is La. BND221. The vehicle was not recovered.

Missing suburb.

  1. Tuesday – 10:58 p.m. 2100 North Hearne. Two black men took the white Buick Enclave and drove off toward North Market. The license plate on the Enclave is La. 969 EFX. The vehicle was not recovered.
  1. Wednesday – 2:07 a.m. 4200 Ester St. Two black males tent take a black Kia. They arrived in a white SUV style, believed to be the Enclave taken from North Hearne.

SPD Carjacking - Missing Enclave

Missing enclave

  1. Wednesday – 2:27 a.m. 4900 Hollywood Ave. At least 2 black men took a green 2016 Toyota Highlander, left west on Hollywood. (This vehicle has been recovered).
  1. Wednesday – 10:44 p.m. 1800 Hickory Street. At least 2 black males tent take the victim’s vehicle; unknown at this time what type of vehicle it was.
  1. Thursday – 6:10 a.m. at 1300 Kings Highway at the Dialysis Clinic. At least 2 black men took a silver 2008 Cadillac CTX after arriving in a white suburb. The vehicle license plate is La. WSD838. The vehicle was not recovered.

Carjacking SPD - Missing Cadillac CTX

Missing Cadillac CTX

  1. Thursday – 7:49 a.m. 1800 Irving Place Promise Specialty Hospital. An older black man took an equinox. (This vehicle was found and a man in his forties arrested). It is not believed to be related to the other incidents.
  1. Thursday – 7:57 a.m. 5700 Norton Street. At least two black men took a red Cadillac, left south on Norton toward Hollywood Avenue. (This car has been recovered).

“We urge the public to remain vigilant and always be aware of your surroundings. If you see suspicious activity, report it immediately. Remember that no property is worth your life. If you are in a situation where you can escape unharmed, please do so. Try to remember the individual as much as possible and call 911 immediately,” police said in a news release.

Detectives believe the people in the photos provided are involved in the incidents and are asking anyone who can identify them to contact police immediately at 318-673-7300 ext. 3 or by contacting Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373.


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