UPDATE: SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Brandon Richardson has been charged with attempted second-degree murder. Shreveport Police initially said Richardson had been charged with attempted first-degree murder.
SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A woman is fighting for her life and the man accused of shooting her is in police custody.
Shreveport Police responded to reports of a shooting in the 2800 block of Alabama at 2:14 p.m. Sunday.
When they arrived, they found a woman suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper torso. She was rushed to Ochsner LSU Health Hospital with life-threatening injuries, police say.
Police then took 31-year-old Brandon Richardson in for questioning who had a handgun on him when officers arrived to the scene.
Investigators were able to determine that Richardson shot the female after a fight. Following an interview with Richardson, detectives charged Richardson with one count of attempted first degree murder.
He was booked into the Shreveport City Jail. The female remains in serious condition.