SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Police are investigating a shooting overnight in West Shreveport that left a man critically wounded.

According to police, the victim was purchasing something inside of the Shell Station store on West 70th Street and Buncombe Road just after midnight when a man standing in line behind him pulled his gun out of his pocket and shot him multiple times. 

The victim was shot multiple times and taken to Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport with injuries police described as life-threatening.

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Police are still investigating this shooting and looking for the gunman, who fled the scene.