Gunman opens fire during cellphone purchase in AutoZone parking lot

Auto Zone shooting

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport police are investigating after a gunman opened fire during an attempted cellphone purchase in an AutoZone parking lot.

It happened Friday, Feb. 7, around 11 a.m. at the store located on West 70th Street.

According to witnesses, the seller noticed the buyer was attempting to make the purchase with counterfeit money, pulled out a gun and began to shoot. No one was injured.

The gunman, who has not been identified, fled the scene. His description is unavailable at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Shreveport police at (318) 673-7300. You can also call Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers at (318) 673-7373, visit the group’s website or use the P3 Tips app to submit information anonymously.

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