Suspect charged with attempted murder after shooting leaves man critically injured at Shreveport apartment complex


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.

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