UPDATE: Man shot in stomach; police searching for suspect



Police are on the hunt for a suspect after an early morning shooting leaves a man seriously injured in Shreveport. 

The shooting happened shortly before 5:30 a.m. at a home in the 4900 block of Mansfield Rd. 

When officers arrived they found 35-year-old Jay Barr suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach.

Barr was taken to Ochsner LSU Health with what was described as a possible life threatening injury. 

The investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information about the shooting should contact Shreveport Caddo Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373 or visit lockemup.org.


A 35-year-old man was shot in the stomach in West Shreveport on Monday morning, according to officers.

Officer Christina Curtis with the Shreveport Police Department says they received a report about a shooting near Vivian Street and the 4700 blocks of Mansfield Road, in West Shreveport at 5:30 a.m.  

A victim was found at the intersecting street. Police said the victim was taken to the hospital with injuries described as serious, but not life-threatening.

The shooter was not located and no information was immediately released about a possible suspect. 

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