SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Shreveport police are investigating a shooting in north Shreveport Monday evening that wounded a toddler.

According to police, officers responded to a shots fired call at the Canaan Village Apartments in the Allendale neighborhood around 7:30 p.m. Officers say a 5-year-old was injured in the lower body when gunfire opened at the complex. The 5-year-old was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police investigating shooting at Canaan Village Apartments in Shreveport
Police investigating shooting at Canaan Village Apartments in Shreveport (Source: KTAL/KMSS staff)

Investigators were called to the scene and detectives say they determined that the child was struck by a stray bullet that entered a wall of the apartment.

Police ask anyone with information that they believe could be helpful in solving this case to call 318-673-7300 #3. If people would like to supply information and stay anonymous call Caddo Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373.