Shooting on I-20 sends two teens to the hospital

By Nikki Henderson |

Published 05/14 2014 03:01PM

Updated 05/14 2014 04:01PM

Two teenagers are recovering after being shot while traveling in a car on Interstate-20.

The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on I-20 near Monkhouse Dr. in Shreveport.

Tyreon Woodard, 18, and Christopher Jackson, 19, told police they were headed west on I-20 when another vehicle pulled alongside them and began firing shots.

Woodard was transported to University Health with potentially life-threatening injuries.  Jackson was treated and released from Willis-Knighton Medical Center.
Investigators believe the shooting stems from an ongoing dispute between the victims and a known male suspect.  Authorities are working at this hour to obtain a warrant for his arrest.

Anyone with information about this shooting is urged to contact Shreveport-Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373.

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