Child Killed In Shreveport Shooting

A shooting in Shreveport Friday night claimed the life of a nine-year-old boy and left a man in critical condition.

Investigators say the boy and a man were sitting in a parked car in the 3100 block of Frederick Street when someone pulled along side them and opened fire.

Twenty-three-year-old Nicholas Johnson was shot at least three times. The boy was shot once in the head.

Both were rushed to LSU Hospital where the boy was pronounced dead.

Anyone with any information on this shooting is urged to call Crimestoppers at 673-7373.