Overnight shooting leaves 10-month-old fighting for his life

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A 10-month-old baby is fighting for his life following an overnight shooting in Shreveport.

The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. Monday at a home on Westover Rd.

According to the Shreveport Police Department, when officers arrived they found Dequanis “Juju” Williams ,Jr. with a gunshot wound to the upper body. The boy was discovered awake and crying.

SPD said Williams and his parents were inside the home when the shots were fired. Neither parent was injured.

According to Williams’ aunt Shay Rasco, the bullet went through his chest and out his armpit.

Williams was taken to Ochsner LSU Health with life-threatening injuries. According to SPD, Williams, who remains in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, is alert and awake.

There are currently no suspects in this shooting. If you have any information please call Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373.

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