14-year-old injured in Shreveport shooting

14-year-old injured in Shreveport shooting
(Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12)

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A teenager is recovering after being shot twice Friday night in Shreveport.

Police got the call just after 6:30 p.m. to the 6900 block of Clift Avenue in Shreveport's Cedar Grove neighborhood.

Shreveport Police Spokesman Cpl. Marcus Hines said that a 14-year-old was shot once in the back of the neck and to his left foot.

According to police, a man dressed in all dark clothing was walking close to the victim when he produced a handgun and began firing randomly.

Police say the teen was with another person who was taken in for questioning.

"We do not have a suspect at this time," Hines said. "However, we are gathering as many details as we can."

Hines said that his injuries, though serious, are not life-threatening. He was sent to University Health for medical treatment.

The teen is believed to have crossed Linwood Avenue and collapsed near the 700 block W. 69th Street by the closed Dollar General.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373 or visit www.lockemup.org.

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