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Shreveport woman shot early Thursday, SPD on hunt for shooter

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

A woman is recovering after she was shot early Thursday morning in Shreveport's Ingleside community, an police are searching for the shooter.

Shreveport Police say they got a call about 2:20 a.m. that a woman at LSU Medical Center's emergency room suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the lower extremities. The victim, Shannon Burkhalter, 42, of the 2500 block of Murray Street in Shreveport, has non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators interviewed Burkhalter and learned that she had been walking on Fairy Street between Randolph and Bibb Streets when people in an undescribed vehicle pulled up behind her and began shooting.

Police say Burkhalter ran to a nearby residence to find help. The shooter drove away in an unknown direction.

Detectives ask that anyone with information about the crime call them at 673-6955 or Caddo-Shreveport Crimestoppers at 673-7373.

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