Male wounded in shooting on East Olive

Medics seen tending to him in driveway of residence there before taking him to hospital

Male wounded in shooting on East Olive
Shreveport police are investigating a shooting that sent a male to the hospital. It happened at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 21 on East Olive Street between Olive Street and Cornwell Avenue, Caddo 911 dispatch records show. (Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — Shreveport police are investigating a shooting that sent a male to the hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound.

Caddo 911 dispatch records show it happened at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 21 in the 100 block of East Olive Street.

Shreveport Fire Department medics could be seen tending to him in the driveway of a residence there.

The man was shot in the lower body and has non-life-threatening injuries.

Police initially had four units on the scene between Cornwell Avenue and Olive Street and that number soon doubled.

Authorities urge anyone with any information about this shooting to call Shreveport police at (318) 673-7300. Or contact Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers by calling (318) 673-7373, visiting the group’s website or using the P3 Tips app to submit information anonymously.

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