Shreveport teen injured over weekend in early morning shooting

Monday, August 27, 2012 - 2:25pm

A teenager is recovering from a gunshot wound following an early morning shooting in Shreveport’s Cedar Grove neighborhood.

At approximately 2:40 a.m. on August 26, 2012, Shreveport Police patrol officers were dispatched to a home in the 500 block of Harrison Street relative to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found a fifteen year old male juvenile suffering from a gunshot wound to the shoulder. The juvenile victim was transported to LSUHSC by the Shreveport Fire Department with what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives immediately responded and, upon further investigation, learned the victim was reportedly riding with a friend and was on the way home when someone started shooting at them while they were stopped at a stop sign near the 500 block of W. 83rd Street.

Investigators are working at this hour to determine a motive to the shooting. Anyone with any information regarding this crime should contact Shreveport-Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373 or Shreveport Detectives at 318-673-6955.


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