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Shreveport juvenile shot, has life-threatening injuries

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

A Shreveport juvenile shot Tuesday evening is at LSU Health Sciences Center with life-threatening injuries, and police investigating the case are trying to determine whether there is a victim and if there is a suspect.

According to police, a boy was shot in the 7500 block of Fairfield Avenue. Because of his life-threatening injuries, he was taken to the hospital.

According to neighbors and witnesses, a 12-year-old boy tried to pull a gun away from another person, and the gun discharged accidentally.

Police do not confirm this account.

Neighbors and witnesses add that the man ran from the scene in spite of efforts by family members to get him to stick around and talk with police.

Meanwhile, police investigators continue to speak with family members and witnesses.

No one is in custody.

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