On Tuesday (December 19, 2023), at approximately 4:28 p.m., Officers of the Bogalusa Police Department responded to the Sunset Acres Apartment Complex in reference to a shooting and discovered discovered a male subject suffering from a gunshot wound to the facial region. Officers rendered aid until the arrival of Northshore EMS and BFD. The victim was transported to an area hospital for further treatment.
23 year-old Kennis Loper was identified as the suspect in the shooting. Loper was located and arrested at a residence on the southern side of the parish. Additional details will be released at a later time.
A/Asst. Chief Tervalon commends BPD Officers for the quick response and dedication in assuring that this violent individual was removed from the community and thanks the Washington Parish Sheriff's Office for their assistance.