Man injured in overnight shooting in Shreveport

By Marquel Sennet |

Published 05/04 2014 08:35PM

Updated 05/04 2014 08:39PM

A local man is recovering after being shot overnight in west Shreveport. Just before midnight on Saturday, Shreveport Police were called to the 2700 block of Randolph Street.

20 year old Elijah Gibbs had a single gunshot wound to the thigh. Gibbs was transported to University Health with non life-threatening injuries.

Shreveport Police Violent Crimes Detectives responded to the scene of the shooting launching an investigation. Information was gathered that suggested Gibbs was shot while he and a family member were walking home in the 2700 block of Randolph Street when two men started shooting at them.

The suspects, whose identities are unknown at this time, reportedly fled the scene of the shooting on foot. As authorities seek to identify and apprehend those responsible for the incident, investigators are asking anyone with information about this crime to contact Caddo Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373 or on their website at

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