Louisiana Investigators Look Into Firebomb Near Abortion Business

State   |   Steven Ertelt   |   Dec 22, 2005   |   9:00AM   |   WASHINGTON, DC

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by Steven Ertelt
LifeNews.com Editor
December 22, 2005

Shreveport, LA (LifeNews.com) — Authorities in Shreveport are looking into an incident earlier this month when someone threw a firebomb outside an abortion business there. Investigators are asking the public for any leads or information as to who threw the bomb.

The device did not hit the abortion center when someone threw it on December 10 at the Hope Medical Group for Women clinic on Kings Highway.

A KTBS-TV report says officials have released a videotape of the security camera footage which shows a car pulling into the parking lot and a woman getting out on the passenger side. She is seen throwing the device at the abortion facility, entering the car and leaving.

No arrests have been made in the incident.

"This is not a crime to be taken lightly," Shreveport Fire Department spokesman Brian Crawford told KTBS. "It’s an arson crime — and because of the nature of this crime, someone could also be charged with domestic terrorism as well."

Investigators told the television station they have a "substantial amount of evidence left from the firebomb.