SPD Attack Residents at Wrong House
Police officers responding to a call about fighting but arrived at the wrong address. Patrons in the yard attempted to steer officers across the street where the fighting allegedly took place, however, things quickly escalated for the worse.
Three people were taken into custody in connection with the incident, which happened in the 2500 block of Devaughn St., where police were called for a report of a fight just before 5 p.m. Sunday.
In the video, people can be heard shouting frantically that Shreveport police had the wrong home.
One witness who wished to remain anonymous said everything took a turn for the worse when a police officer grabbed someone who was not involved in the fight.
“She shooked her, ’cause the officer didn’t say she was an officer. She just grabbed her in the middle of a crowd and the lady shook her and she went flying in a ditch.”
The witness said the initial fight happened across the street from where police responded. “The dispute only had like three or four people in the yard, but the big crowd is where the officers went when they pulled up.”
Neighbors said the people were just trying to break up the initial fight.
At one point there were more than four dozen police units on the scene