Four-Year-Old Innocent Bystander Shot in Shreveport Altercation
In the afternoon of January 7th, shots rang out on Peach Street.
Just before noon, Shreveport police were called to the scene of a shooting involving multiple people. According to Shreveport Police Department, an altercation involving 2 groups of people, lead to a gunfight.
The two groups seem to have let bullets fly with no regard for those around them. Upon arrival, SPD found that the suspects had fled the scene, and the only victim of the shootout was a 4-year-old boy.
The child was hit in the lower part of his body. He was rushed to Ochner LSU Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and is expected to be alright.
No suspects have been identified yet; the investigation is still ongoing.
Police are asking anyone with information about this shooting to contact them at 318-673-7300#3 immediately.
Those wishing to submit information anonymously should contact Shreveport Caddo Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373 or through their app P3Tips. Crime Stoppers will pay a minimum $2,000.00 reward for information leading to the identification and arrest of the people responsible for this crime.
Anyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers, or log onto www.p3tips.com to submit your tip via the web. For a secure and password-protected mobile app for your smart device, go to the App Store and download the free "P3tips" mobile app. No caller ID, no recorded lines, no tracking cookies, no saved IP address.
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