Juvenile injured in apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound


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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Shreveport Police say a juvenile has been injured in an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

According to the Shreveport Police Department, officers were called to the McDonald’s at 1601 N. Market Street around 9:30 p.m. Thursday about a shooting. Initial reports indicated the shooting involved a man being shot in the stomach.

After further investigation, it was determined the shooting involved a juvenile shooting himself in the hand.

The victim was taken to Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport by a private car, and he is expected to recover.

SPD says people who were near the shooting ran into the fast-food restaurant when they heard the gunshot.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as more information becomes available.

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