One male wounded in afternoon shooting at local apartment complex

Crime

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Shreveport police are at the scene of an afternoon shooting in the Queensborough neighborhood.

Just before 2:40 p.m., SPD officers responded to reports of a shooting in the Lakeside Gardens apartments in the 2400 block of Carrie Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found a male victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was taken by ambulance to Ochsner LSU Health in non-life-threatening condition.

According to police at the scene, two males in their late 20s were in a physical altercation over a handgun when one of them fired the gun, striking the other in the shoulder.

Police did not say whether the male who fired the gun is in custody.

KTAL/KMSS has a crew at the scene of this developing story and will bring details as they become available.

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