Tuesday morning shooting leaves one man hospitalized; suspect in custody


SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A Tuesday morning shooting in Shreveport’s Mooretown neighborhood has left one man hospitalized, according to Shreveport Police.

SPD officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 4200 block of Jacob Street just after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

When they arrived at the home, police found the victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was first taken to Willis Knighton North by private vehicle, and then taken to Ochsner’s LSU Health with critical injuries.

Police say the suspect, who is in custody, separated from his wife on Monday. He came back Tuesday morning with a horse to show his children.

While he was there, a male showed up and the two began arguing. The argument escalated and the suspect produced a gun and shot the male three times.

After the shooting, the suspect called police to report the shooting.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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