Post Office shooting in Shreveport

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) – The search is on this morning for a suspect who shot a postal worker at the main post office on Woodward Ave. in Shreveport.

Police say that 51 year-old James Harper is recovering from multiple gunshot wounds at LSUHSC. His condition is unknown, although authorities said earlier they do not consider his injuries life-threatening.

Police say this happened around midnight as Harper was leaving work exiting through the back of the building when the suspect shot the victim twice in the arm.

Harper was transported to LSU Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The suspect fled on foot and according to authorities, still remains at large.

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