Detective shot in alleged robbery

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 - 6:48pm

SHREVEPORT - A Shreveport detective was wounded this morning after a shootout with a suspected bank robber.

The alleged robbery happened at the Capital One Bank at Greenwood Road and I-20 a little after nine Tuesday.

That's where the suspect briefly took a hostage whom he later released.

Shots were fired at the bank, but officials say no one was injured.

A brief police chase led police and the suspected robber to the 4200 block of Mansfield Road. Shots were fired at the scene, hitting one of the officers in the upper part of the leg.

The suspect was also shot and was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning.

As of Tuesday morning the detective was in stable condition at the hospital and talking.

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