Blotter: Man shot after domestic dispute

A domestic dispute between two men sent one of them to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest.

The incident happened around 8 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of Jordan Street in Shreveport.

Sgt. Tom Oster said the two men were arguing for a couple of hours before the elder of the two took matters into his hands, shooting the other man in the chest. He then went to his neighbor's house to call police.

The victim, who is in his 50s, was taken to LSU Hospital, where he was in critical condition Monday, Oster said.

Oster said he could smell alcohol on the suspect, who is in his 70s. Charges were pending. Investigators were on the scene gathering evidence and waiting for a search warrant. No other details were available.

Authorities still looking for Haughton woman

Authorities still need help locating Nancy Miller, 39, of Haughton.

She was last seen March 3 at her home in the East Highland Mobile Home Park in Haughton, a news release states. She is 5 feet, 6 inches tall, weighing about 240 pounds. She has auburn hair.

According to the latest reports from witnesses, someone fitting Miller's description walked into the Reflections restaurant across from her mobile home park. She reportedly opened the door and walked in, looking confused. She then turned around and walked out and across Highway 80 toward the westbound lane.

She was wearing a blue housecoat or robe with jogging pants and no shoes. Miller's parents have confirmed the blue housecoat she often wears is missing from her home and none of her shoes are gone.

Canine trackers have confirmed the story of the witness. The canine tracked Miller's scent from her home to the Reflections doorway to Highway 80.

Investigators believe Miller may have gotten into a car with someone along the highway, the news release states. They have asked neighboring states and area law enforcement agencies to be on the lookout for her.

People who have seen anyone matching Miller's description should call (318) 965-2203.

Break-ins continue in downtown Mansfield

MANSFIELD — The number of downtown business burglaries in the past week increased to five after two more break-ins Friday.

The latest were reported at Camellia Mexican Restaurant, 812 Washington Ave., and Great Wall Restaurant, 1059 Washington Ave. Both were broken into after closing hours by someone who smashed the glass doors. Small amounts of cash were taken.

Three convenience stores were hit earlier in the week.

Mansfield Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest. Call (318) 872-8888 or the Mansfield Police Department at (318) 872-0520 to report information. All calls are confidential.

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