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Manhunt underway for Ruston shooting suspect

Man considered armed and dangerous

LINCOLN PARISH, La.- - (11/27/2017) Ruston police are searching for a suspect in a shooting that happened on Monday  evening.

Around 4:39 PM, the Ruston Police Department received a call about a shooting at Clinton Circle and McAllister Street.

When officers arrived they were told that the victim had been shot once in the arm and had been taken to Northern Louisiana Medical Center for treatment.

Detectives have identified the gunman as 22-year-old Brian Milsap.

Police have issued a warrant on one count of Attempted Second Degree Murder for Milsap's arrest. 

Officials tell KTVE/KARD that Milsap, has ties both to Ruston and the Dallas/Mesquite area in Texas.

Investigators say Milsap could possibly be driving a red Ford Taurus with Texas license plate number 6XB-3682.

He should be considered armed and dangerous. Officials warn that if you see him do not approach or attempt to make contact with him.

If anyone has information regarding Milsap's whereabouts they are asked to call the Ruston Police Department at 318-255-4141 or Crimestoppers of Lincoln Parish at 318-255-1111 or your local law enforcement agency.

Anyone with information on the shooting should contact the Ruston Police Department’s Criminal Investigative Division at 318-255-4141 or Crimestoppers of Lincoln Parish.

Crimestopper information can be given in several ways; either by calling 318-255-1111, text a tip to "TIP515 plus your message" to CRIMES (274637), or submit a tip online at www.rustonlincolncrimestoppers.com.


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