UPDATE: Double-shooting victim identified

Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 12:40pm


SHREVEPORT - Authorities have identified the victim as 29-year-old Kristin Leonard.

Officials say the woman was at a local gym when she was confronted by the gunman in the parking lot.

SHREVEPORT - Police confirm the woman who was shot has died of multiple gunshot wounds.

A double-shooting took place in Shreveport on Thursday around 1 p.m..

Police say an Asian man shot and unknown woman multiple times in the parking lot of a business on Shreveport-Barksdale Highway.

The man fled the scene with police in pursuit on Kings Highway. The shooter struck an SUV at a stoplight, and police surrounded his vehicle. He then shot himself at least once.

Both the man and woman were transported to the LSU medical center with life threatening injuries.

Authorities are investigating the scene near I-49 and the medical center on Kings Highway.


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