UPDATE: Arrest made in shooting that injured two men

SHREVEPORT - UPDATE: A Shreveport man is facing two counts of attempted second degree murder following a shooting early Wednesday morning. 

Carlos Smith is also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Smith was booked into the Shreveport City Jail Wednesday afternoon. 

Shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday police discovered 43-year-old George Robinson suffering from two gunshot wounds in the 900 block of Babylon Rd.

Officers later learned that Robinson lived in the 7200 block of Bethany St. and that's where they found 47-year-old Richard Howard, who had been shot in the head.

Police say Smith surrendered on his own. No motive for the shooting was given.

 

UPDATE:

Two men are recovering after being shot overnight in Shreveport's Cedar Grove neighborhood.

Shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday police discovered 43-year-old George Robinson suffering from two gunshot wounds in the 900 block of Babylon Rd.

Officers later learned that Robinson lived in the 7200 block of Bethany St. and that's where they found 47-year-old Richard Howard, who had been shot in the head.

Investigators continue to search for a person of interest.

Anyone with information about this shooting is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373 or visit Lockemup.org.

 

 

 

 

UPDATE: A shooting took place at 1:20 this morning with two victims being taken to the hospital.

Officers initially responded to a call on the nine hundred block of Babylon road where they found a victim with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

After police learned the incident originally took place on the seventy two hundred block of Bethany street they made their way over to Bethany street where they found another victim with a gunshot wound to the head. Both victims were males in their forties and have been transported to University Health. 

The investigation is still on going and the crime scene is still active. The status of both victims are unknown at this time.
 

ORIGINAL: Shreveport Police respond to two overnight shootings. The first shooting happened just after 1:15 on Babylon street in the Cedar Grove neighborhood. Just a half hour later police moved to a second shooting only three blocks away on 7200 block of Bethany Turner lane. Information is limited right now as police investigate if the shootings are connected. 


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