Teen shot in head overnight; suspect sought

Teen’s injuries considered life-threatening

Teen shot in head overnight; suspect sought
Shreveport police investigating shooting after vehicle fires 20+ rounds at group. (Cody Jennings/KSLA NEWS )

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport police are investigating after a teenager was shot in the head overnight. It happened shortly before midnight along the intersection of Frederick Street and Mertis Avenue.

Teen shot in head overnight; suspect sought

Witnesses told police three people were standing outside when someone inside a vehicle traveling southbound on Mertis Avenue opened fire. The gunman reportedly fired 20-25 rounds.

The teen was taken to the hospital where his injuries are considered life-threatening.

No arrests have been made but police are searching for a grey vehicle.

There is no further information at this time. KSLA will keep you updated on air and online as details become available.

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