SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — An exchange of gunfire damaged houses and vehicles in the neighborhood of Sunset Acres Elementary School as children were walking home for the day.
And a vehicle crashed into a tree on Parkridge Street.
Caddo 911 dispatch records show about a dozen police units responded to a call about gunfire in the area of Sunnybrook Street and West Canal Boulevard at 3:29 p.m. Wednesday.
Homeowners have since told investigators that two males got out of a small, black sedan and started shooting at a house on Parkridge, a police spokesman told KSLA News 12. Someone in the residence’s carport returned fire.
Several houses and a couple vehicles were hit by the gunfire, but there’s been no evidence that anyone was hurt, the spokesman said.
As for the crashed vehicle, it’s involved but police are not yet sure how.
Children with backpacks could be seen walking home from the school in the 6500 block of West Canal Boulevard.
KSLA News 12′s Kenley Hargett is on the scene. Residents tell him this is not the first report of gunfire in their neighborhood.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.