Shooting victim found in Stoner Hill dies from injuries

Crime

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Shreveport Police say the victim in a shooting Tuesday night in Stoner Hill has died.

It was the third shooting in the city Tuesday night in a span of about three hours.

The latest happened just after 10 p.m. on Viking Drive in Stoner Hill, just down the street from Caddo Parish Magnet High School. Police say a man was found in the grass by a driver passing by who reported it and tried to take the man to the hospital before EMS arrived on the scene.

He was taken to Oschner LSU Health Shreveport where he later died.

Police say they are interviewing witnesses in hopes that someone in the heavily populated area saw something.

That shooting came just over an hour after a man was fatally shot by Shreveport police in Cedar Grove. Police say they were trying to make contact with a man who opened fire on officers, who returned fire. No officers were injured.

A man was also found shot in Industrial Park in West Shreveport after a passing motorist reporting seeing someone lying in the road just after 7 p.m. Tuesday. That victim, who is said to be in his early to late teens, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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