Shreveport, LA (KMSS) — A man in in police custody this afternoon after a shooting that occurred in south Shreveport this morning.
It happened at 9:30 a.m., Shreveport Police officers were called to a shooting that occurred in the 400 block of Kennie Road.
On arrival, contact was made with the victim who was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. The man whose injuries were believed to not be life threatening, was taken to a local hospital.
Authorities received information revealing the suspect, Joshua Passon, 27, of Shreveport, had shot the victim while trespassing on the victim's property.
The victim, who is unknown at this time, found him on his property and ordered Passon to leave. Passon, who refused to leave the victim's property, tried to go inside his home, which at the time the homeowner armed himself and fired a shot to ward off Passon.
After exiting the home to see if Passon had left the property, Passon emerged and fire a shot from his own weapon striking the homeowner. Passon then fled the scene after the shooting.
Patrol officers, with the help of trained K-9 police dogs were able to track Passon to a nearby business where he was taken into custody.
Passon was booked into Shreveport City Jail on charges on attempted second degree murder.