Teen gunned down at Castlewood Apartments, SPD investigating


SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — A teenage boy is fighting for his life following a shooting at an apartment complex in Shreveport’s Southern Hills neighborhood.

According to the Shreveport Police Department, officers received a call around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday about a shooting in the 2000 block of West Bert Kouns.

When police arrived at the Castlewood Apartments, they found a teen who had been shot multiple times. H ewas taken to a local hospital, where he remained in critical condition as of late Thursday morning, according to police.

SPD says the shooting started at the middle school on Ridgewood Drive and the gunmen followed the teen over to the apartments. 

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Shreveport Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373 or via the P3Tips app. Please include CAD # 21-044465 with your tip.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as more information becomes available.

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