Teen accidentally shot in head by another juvenile; wound considered life-threatening
Preliminary investigation indicates another juvenile was playing with a gun when it accidentally went off, authorities say
Published: Aug. 17, 2021 at 9:24 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 17, 2021 at 9:34 PM CDT
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A teenage boy is fighting for his life after having been shot in his head, authorities say.
Caddo 911 dispatch records show the shooting in a house in the 1600 block of Malcolm Street happened at 8:09 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17.
Preliminary investigation indicates another juvenile was playing with a gun when it accidentally went off.
Shreveport Fire Department medics rushed the wounded 15-year-old boy to Ochsner LSU Health for treatment.
Dispatch records show 18 police units responded to the scene on Malcolm between Linwood and Bernstein avenues.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
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