Man wounded after early morning shooting in Shreveport


SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Police are investigating after an early morning shooting that left a man wounded in south Shreveport.

The shooting happened shortly before 1:30 a.m. Thursday on Linwood Ave. at Flournoy Lucas Rd.

According to Shreveport Police, a man went to meet two other men to complete a sale of a pair of shoes following an online transaction. When the man arrived a passenger jumped out of the car, pulled out a gun and fired shots at him. The two suspects then drove away.

The man was taken to Ochsner LSU Health with non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about this shooting is urged to contact Shreveport Police at 318-673-7300, option #3, or Caddo-Shreveport Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373. You can also use the P3Tips app.

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