One person fighting for life after possible drive-by shooting

2 shootings in 6 hours leave 1 dead, another fighting for life in Shreveport

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - One person is being treated for life-threatening wounds as a result of a possible drive-by shooting in Shreveport.

“It’s crime, and we have to do what we have to do to get after it,” Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins said from the scene of the shooting June 12 on Jackson Street.
“It’s crime, and we have to do what we have to do to get after it,” Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins said from the scene of the shooting June 12 on Jackson Street. (Source: Bubba Kneipp)

The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body in the shooting in the 3600 block of Jackson Street that was reported at 7:12 p.m. Wednesday.

An evidence marker at the scene of a shooting the evening of June 12 on Jackson Street in Shreveport.
An evidence marker at the scene of a shooting the evening of June 12 on Jackson Street in Shreveport. (Source: Bubba Kneipp)

The wounded person has been taken to a Shreveport hospital.

Police say several witnesses claim it was a drive-by shooting.

Authorities have yet to identify the victim or a possible suspect.

“It’s crime, and we have to do what we have to do to get after it,” Mayor Adrian Perkins said from the scene of the shooting.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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