Bossier City Police Officer Involved in Shooting While Responding to Reported Carjacking
Bossier City – On Thursday, February 13, 2020, Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations/Bossier Field Office (LSP BFO) responded to an officer involved shooting in Bossier City. LSP BFO was requested to investigate the shooting by the Bossier City Police Department (BCPD).
The preliminary investigation revealed an officer from BCPD responded to an attempted carjacking that occurred near the Century Link Center. Upon the officer’s arrival, he observed a subject who matched the description of the carjacking in the parking lot of the Century Link Center. The officer made contact with the subject and a struggle occurred. During the altercation, the subject was shot. The subject was pronounced dead at the scene. *The deceased has been identified as 42-year-old Jeremy Fox of Bossier City.
No officers were injured during the incident.
The investigation remains active and ongoing and there is no further information available at this time.
The officer has been placed on paid administrative leave per Bossier City Police Department policy.
Per recently implemented agency policy, Bossier City Police Chief Shane McWilliams requested that the investigation of the officer-involved incident be conducted by Louisiana State Police.