SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — A teenage boy is fighting for his life after police say he was accidentally shot in the head by another teen while playing with a gun in Shreveport’s Caddo Heights neighborhood Tuesday night.
The shooting happened around 8:10 p.m. in the 100 block of Malcolm Street. According to the Shreveport Police Department, two 15-year-old boys were playing with a gun when one of the teens accidentally shot the other in the head.
The victim was taken to Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport with life-threatening injuries. The other teen has been taken into custody for questioning. A family member at the scene says the victim is a triplet.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as more information becomes available.