SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A man is fighting for his life, and another man has been charged with attempted murder after an early morning shooting at a Shreveport apartment complex.
According to the Shreveport Police Department, 34-year-old Tommy Lewis, Jr. was charged with one count of Attempted Second Degree Murder and one count of Convicted Felon in Possession of a Firearm in connection with a shooting that critically injured a 52-year-old man at the Villa Norte Apartments in the 1600 block of Fullerton St.
Shortly before 1 a.m. Monday Lewis allegedly shot a man in the neck following an argument. The man was taken to Ochsner LSU Health with life-threatening injuries.
SPD detectives said Lewis then went inside a nearby apartment but was found a short time later and taken into custody.
Lewis, who was also charged with multiple outstanding arrest warrants, was booked into the Shreveport City Jail.