SPD: Woman charged following Spring Street shooting

SPD: Woman charged following Spring Street shooting
Jessica Griffith (Source: SHREVEPORT POLICE DEPARTMENT)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The Shreveport Police Department responded to the scene of a shooting Friday, Feb. 12 just after 9:30 p.m. in downtown Shreveport.

The incident occurred in the 400 block of Spring Street.

After speaking with witnesses, investigators learned that James Giles had engaged in a fight with another adult male when the male dropped a firearm during the fight. A female identified as, Jessica Griffith, who was with the male, picked up the firearm while Giles and the other male were fighting and shot Giles in the abdomen.

Giles’ was transported to Ochsner LSU Health with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Griffith is charged in connection with the shooting. She was booked into the Shreveport City Jail.

NOTE: SPD originally gave KSLA an incorrect name about who had been arrested.

Woman charged in connection with shooting

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