Tragic Crash in Shreveport Claims Lives of Three Teens, Injures Four Others

Shreveport, Louisiana – Three teenagers from Shreveport lost their lives in a tragic high-speed crash involving a stolen vehicle on North Market Street. The Caddo coroner’s office identified the victims as 19-year-old Devion Patterson, 18-year-old Jamario Washington, and 17-year-old Zaleia Young, who were all pronounced dead at the scene. Autopsies have been ordered for all three individuals.

The incident occurred early Sunday morning when Caddo sheriff’s deputies responded to a major crash at North Market Street at McDaniel Drive. The deputies arrived to find a stolen 2005 Toyota Camry overturned at the site. The collision led to three fatalities and multiple injuries, with four people being taken to a local hospital for treatment, three of whom sustained serious injuries.

An investigation revealed that the Camry was traveling at a high speed south on North Market before veering off the road, hitting two curbs, and overturning after colliding with a tree. Some of the occupants who were not wearing seat belts were ejected from the vehicle during the crash. Additionally, a stolen gun was recovered at the scene.

Authorities are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash as they work to gather more information. Updates will be provided as more details become available to shed light on the tragic events that unfolded on that fateful night.