Woman critically injured in Sunday afternoon domestic violence shooting; shooter in custody

Crime

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.

ORIGINAL STORY:

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.

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