Shreveport Police investigating early morning shooting

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 12:52pm

Shreveport Police detectives are investigating an early morning shooting that sent a local teenager to the hospital.

At approximately 1:30 a.m. this morning, patrol officers were dispatched out to the 1500 block of Alston Street relative to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim, identified as a 17 year old male, suffering from a gunshot wound to the back. The victim was transported to LSUHSC by the Shreveport Fire Department with what have been described as non-life- threatening injuries.

Detectives were immediately dispatched and have learned that the victim was apparently riding a bicycle in the 200 block of N. Dale Avenue when a suspect or suspects in a dark colored SUV began shooting at him. The victim told investigators that he did not know who shot him.

Anyone who has any information regarding this case is urged to call Shreveport Police Detective Chad Dailey at 318-673-6955 or Shreveport-Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373.


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