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Updated: Bossier City Police Department investigates early afternoon shooting



​Detectives with the Bossier City Police have made an arrest in today’s shooting on Airline Drive.

​Dawson Lee Driskill, 45, of Haughton, was arrested and charged with:

• One count of First-Degree Murder

• One count of Attempted First Degree Murder

• One count of Aggravated Criminal Property Damage

• One count of Illegal Use of a Weapon

Driskill is being held on a total bond of $520,000. He is currently booked into the Bossier City Jail. He is expected to be transferred to the Bossier Max tomorrow. 

The names of the victims are being withheld at this time until proper notifications can be made.

Original Post: The Bossier City Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that left one man dead early this afternoon.

Homicide detectives say at approximately 1:30 p.m. patrol officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 1800 block of Airline Drive. Once there they found two male victims with gunshot wounds. One of the victims was pronounced dead a short time later while the other is currently listed as stable.

They believe the shooting is a result of an ongoing dispute between one of the victims and the suspect. Detectives are currently working the case and now have multiple suspects in custody.

Detectives say there is no ongoing danger to the public related to this incident. This matter is still under investigation with more information to be released as it becomes available.

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