14-year-old injured in shooting; suspect sought

14-year-old injured in shooting; suspect sought
A 14-year-old was shot on the early morning of April 27 in Shreveport's Southwood neighborhood. (Source: Cody Jennings)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - A teen is recovering after an early morning shooting in Shreveport.

Officers got the call Tuesday, April 27 just before 3:30 a.m. to an apartment complex in the 9100 block of Walker Road. That’s just south of Southwood High School in southwest Shreveport.

The 14-year-old victim was walking near the corner of Bert Kouns Industrial Loop and Walker Road when he said he was shot in the wrist. He reportedly told police he saw a pickup truck passing by when he heard the shot.

Teen shot in wrist, SPD investigating

The victim went home and then 911 was called. He was taken to a Shreveport hospital and his injuries are considered non-life-threatening.

Officers on the scene say crews didn’t find evidence that the shooting occurred there.

Anyone with information is asked to call Shreveport police at 318-673-7300 or Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373, visit the group’s website, or the P3Tips app to submit information anonymously.

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