Police identify woman shot in Shreveport; infant also was wounded

She and the year-old girl were asleep in a bedroom when someone shot into the home.

Woman, infant daughter shot as they lay sleeping

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport police are trying to determine who shot into a house, wounding a woman and an infant who were asleep in a bedroom.

Officers got a call just before 3:30 a.m. Tuesday about the shooting in the 4100 block of Barbara Avenue. That’s right off Greenwood Road.

Police found 20-year-old Que’Lexus Hunter and a 1-year-old girl, each with a gunshot wound to a leg.

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Both were taken to Ochsner Health in Shreveport for treatment.

Police Chief Alan Crump said the two were wounded when a vehicle stopped in front of the house and someone opened fire.

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A man who also was at the residence at the time of the shooting was unable to provide investigators with a description of a suspect or a motive for the shooting, police said.

Police Cpl. Angie Willhite has said that authorities do not believe the shooting was a random act.

Crime scene investigators have collected shell casings and evidence from the scene.

Authorities urge anyone with any information about the shooting to contact Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers by calling (318) 673-7373, visiting the organization’s website, lockemup.org, or using the P3Tips app.

The nonprofit pays cash rewards for information that leads to the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible for crimes.

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