Gunshots Wound Pregnant Woman and Child in Shreveport
Tuesday (8/31/21) at 4:32pm Shreveport Police Department received a call about multiple shots fired in the area of Bernice Circle and Wyngate Boulevard.
The vehicles involved in the shooting had fled the scene by the time SPD arrived in the area. A man who was hit during the shooting was discovered in a parking lot on Valleyview near Mansfield Road. The man was suffering from a gunshot wound to his hip, and was transported to Ochsner LSU Hospital for treatment.
Some time after the shooting occurred, Shreveport Police got a call from Ochsner LSU Health Emergency Room saying that victims of the shooting had arrived via private vehicle. One pregnant woman was suffering a gunshot wound to the shoulder, and a small child was grazed by a bullet. Both are expected to fully recover.
Detectives are asking anyone with information relative to this shooting to contact them immediately at 318-673-6955. Those wishing to submit information anonymously can contact Caddo Shreveport Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373 or via their app, P3Tips.
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