Shreveport Police investigating fatal shooting at Highland neighborhood apartment complex

Crime

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Shreveport police continue to investigate a fatal shooting Wednesday afternoon in the Highland neighborhood.

Just after 2 p.m. Wednesday, Shreveport Police responded to reports of a shooting at the Oak Meadows Apartments in the 1900 block of Centenary Boulevard.

When officers arrived, they found a male victim on the passenger side of a bullet-ridden vehicle suffering from one gunshot wound. Two vehicles were confiscated by officials.

“It obviously escalated. One person from one of the vehicles produced a firearm and shot at the other vehicle multiple times, striking the driver of that vehicle,” said Angie Wilhite with Shreveport Police, “We’re following up on some suspect information now. We’ll release those details as they become available from the detectives later on in the afternoon.”

The victim was transported to Oschner LSU Health with life-threatening injuries, where he was later pronounced dead. He was in his 20’s.

Police have spent the afternoon investigating the shooting and interviewing witnesses.

The name of the victim has not yet been released.

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