Community Organizing Search for Teen Missing from Shreveport Neighborhood; Volunteers Needed

Family and friends of Shamia Little, the 17-year-old who was reported missing and possibly abducted on Wednesday in Shreveport, will be gathering this morning, Friday, July 9 at 8:00 a.m. to search for the missing teen. 

They are seeking volunteers to aid in the search.  Volunteers should meet at Atkins Park, located at 2709 Hassett Avenue in Shreveport. 

The initial plan is to search Atkins Park, then work their way through the Queensborough area, and back to Greenwood Road.  They are asking that searchers to bring snacks and plenty of water to drink.  Volunteers should wear cool clothing and comfortable walking shoes.

On Wednesday, The Louisiana State Police issued a Level II Endangered/Missing Child Advisory, on behalf of the Shreveport Police Department (SPD), and is requesting assistance with locating Shamia Little. She was reported missing to SPD on the morning of July 7, and she was last seen at approximately 11:00 p.m., on July 6, 2021, at the Douglas Williams Park in the area of Jacob Street and Kennedy Avenue, in Shreveport.

According to KSLA news 12, “a teen who was with her said he saw her get abducted at gunpoint.”  The witness said the abductor forced him and Shamia into a wooded area.  The witness ran away but Shamia was abducted.

Shamia is a 17-year-old black female with black hair and brown eyes. She is approximately 5’10” tall and weighs approximately 130 pounds. She was last seen wearing a blue soccer style athletic shirt and black Nike soccer style shorts with a white horizontal stripe.

Anyone having any information as to the whereabouts of Shamia Little should immediately contact the Shreveport Police Department at 318-716-8761 or local law enforcement.

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