1 killed when gunfire erupts during argument between 2 families on cul-de-sac
Reason for dispute not immediately known
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — One person was killed when gunfire erupted during an argument between two families, authorities report.
A Shreveport Fire Department ambulance took the gunshot victim to a hospital. A spokesperson for the Shreveport Police Department said the victim was shot in the neck and died before reaching the hospital.
The shooting happened at 7:48 p.m. Sunday, June 13 on Bibb Street in Shreveport, Caddo 911 dispatch records show.
The dispute involved two families in a cul-de-sac in the 3000 block of Bibb, according to a Shreveport police captain on the scene.
The reason for the argument and other details were not immediately available.
Police officers could be seen placing some people in the back seat of their vehicles. There was no indication whether those people had been arrested or detained for questioning.
One person who was detained for questioning reportedly told police that the shooting was in self-defense.
Some people in the area later told KSLA News 12 that they had heard more than 50 gunshots.
Initially, 13 police and at least one Fire Department units responded to the call, dispatch records show.
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