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Shooting at apartment complex sends man to hospital; arrest made

Officers got the call just before 1 a.m. to the 1400 block of Fullerton Street at the Villa...
Officers got the call just before 1 a.m. to the 1400 block of Fullerton Street at the Villa Norte' complex.(KSLA)
Published: Jul. 19, 2021 at 4:35 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - A man is recovering following a shooting at a Shreveport apartment complex and police say they’ve made an arrest.

Tommy Lewis, Jr., 33, is charged with attempted second-degree murder and a count of a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

Tommy Lewis, Jr. 33, faces a charge of attempted second-degree murder and a count of convicted...
Tommy Lewis, Jr. 33, faces a charge of attempted second-degree murder and a count of convicted felon in possession of a firearm.(Shreveport City Jail | SPD)

Officers got the call just before 1 a.m. to the 1400 block of Fullerton Street at the Villa Norte’ complex.

According to Shreveport police, the suspect and the victim were arguing. Allegedly, the suspect left and came back with a semi-automatic handgun.

The suspect then ran off. The victim was seriously injured.

The victim told police that the gunman lived in the same apartment complex him. Officers got a search warrant and made an arrest.

Lewis was also charged with multiple outstanding arrests. He was booked into the Shreveport City Jail.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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

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