Bossier City man arrested in connection with shooting on I-20 that ended in Shreveport

Detectives with the Bossier City Police Violent Crimes Unit made an arrest in the shooting on Interstate 20 that left a local man dead.

Albert Jo Lopez, 57, of Bossier City was arrested for the shooting death of Chase Brownfield, of Shreveport.

Early Thursday morning, officers with the Shreveport Police Department were dispatched to a one-vehicle accident in the westbound lanes of I-20 on the downhill side of the Red River overpass. Officers found Chase Brownfield, 29, alone in the driver’s seat of a black 2006 Jeep Liberty suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound to the head. The victim was transported to Ochsner LSU Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.

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Bossier City Police Violent Crimes Unit immediately began an investigation and quickly determined that Brownfield had recently been involved in a domestic dispute that may have led to the shooting. Detectives believe that Brownfield was shot from another westbound vehicle on I-20.

Lopez was booked into the Bossier City jail and charged with one count of First-Degree Murder and one count of Illegal Use of Weapons. Lopez remains held on a total bond of $515,000.00.

This incident is still under investigation. BCPD detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to call the Bossier City Police Department at (318) 741-8611 or Bossier Crime Stoppers at (318) 424-4100. Persons can remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward by calling or going online at

This article originally appeared on Shreveport Times: Bossier man arrested in connection with Thursday interstate shooting