SPD: 2 wounded, 1 arrested in early morning shooting at Shreveport convenience store

Crime

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Two people were injured following a shooting early Tuesday morning at a Shreveport business.

The shooting happened around shortly after midnight at NLB Grocery in the 700 block of W. 70th St.

According to the Shreveport Police Department, 30-year-old Cedric Grant walked into the store and made threats to the employees behind the counter. Then Grant allegedly pulled out a gun and started firing shots.

An innocent bystander was shot in the lower back and taken by a private vehicle to Ochsner LSU Health. He underwent surgery and is expected to recover from his injuries.

Detectives said an employee also pulled out a gun and fired multiple shots at Grant, who was taken to Ochsner LSU Health with several gunshot wounds in undisclosed condition.

Although still in the hospital, at 7:16 a.m. Tuesday, Shreveport police arrested Grant on two counts of attempted first-degree murder and three counts of aggravated assault with a firearm.

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