16-year-old shot in Shreveport, juvenile arrested

Teenager shot in his abdomen

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport police are investigating a shooting Tuesday night that sent a teenager to a hospital.

Juvenile accused of shooting teen in his abdomen

It was reported at 8:20 p.m. at Bartlett Place Apartments in the 900 block of Bartlett Drive, according to Caddo 911 dispatch records.

The 16-year-old has since been taken to Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport for treatment of a .22-caliber or pellet gun wound to his abdomen, authorities said.

At one point, there were four police and three Fire Department units on the scene of the shooting on Bartlett between Wyngate Boulevard and Bernice Circle in southwest Shreveport, dispatch records show.

According to police, one juvenile was arrested.

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