Homeless man helps save baby abducted in Louisiana

A homeless man in Louisiana helped save a baby child who had been abducted, police said.

According to authorities, 25-year-old Kyshaun Wilson took a two-month-old baby from the child’s home early Monday morning.

The baby, named Elijah, and Wilson were reported blank around 3:30 a.m.

While Minden police were acid for the baby, authorities in Shreveport perceived a call from a homeless man who pronounced another man had confessed to abduction a child.

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Shreveport police contacted Minden, who then got on hold with Wilson, KSLA reports.


Kyshaun Wilson abducted the baby from the child’s home Monday morning.

(Shreveport Police Dept. )

Wilson primarily denied meaningful anything about the blank baby, but eventually told police information that helped them find the child.

Authorities pronounced baby Elijah was found protected around 7:00 a.m. covered in a sweeping on the edge of an overpass along Interstate 20.

“We were frightened we were going to find the baby deceased,” Minden Police Chief Steve Cropper told the outlet. “Scariest thing about it if he were means to hurl off that ledge, he would have hit that petrify confining edge and substantially would have rolled right out into the interstate.”

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Cropper pronounced the child had a few cuts on him and was taken to Minden Center to be examined.


A homeless man helped police locate the baby so he could be returned to his family.


Authorities pronounced Wilson is a crony of the baby’s family. The child’s mom was the one who detected her son, along with Wilson, had disappeared.

KSLA pronounced the mom told authorities that Wilson had taken the baby to the kitchen around midnight for a bottle since the baby was crying. At some indicate Wilson walked out of the home and up U.S. Highway 371.

Investigators pronounced they trust Wilson left the child on the overpass and then hitched a float to Shreveport where he allegedly confessed to the homeless man.

Police have not suggested Wilson’s ground for the kidnapping, but pronounced he told investigators that God told him to take the baby.

Wilson was taken to the Webster Parish Jail on a charge of aggravated kidnapping.

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