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2 wounded in shooting on Knight Street in Shreveport

Altercation at Summer Trace led to gunfire; authorities believe they shot at each other
An altercation at Summer Trace Apartment Homes on Knight Street in Shreveport led to gunfire...
An altercation at Summer Trace Apartment Homes on Knight Street in Shreveport led to gunfire that sent two people to the hospital Sept. 8, 2021, for treatment of wounds that authorities said did not appear to be life-threatening.(Source: Chandler Watkins/KSLA News 12)
Published: Sep. 8, 2021 at 4:49 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 8, 2021 at 7:28 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A shooting has been reported on Knight Street in Shreveport.

An altercation at Summer Trace Apartment Homes led to gunfire that sent two people to the hospital, according to police on the scene. They said their injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

Authorities believe the two shot at each other. About 17 evidence markers could be seen on and adjacent to the pavement where it happened.

Caddo 911 dispatch records show Shreveport police were summoned at 4:21 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8.

A minute later, Fire Department medics were dispatched to the scene between Flyer Drive and Eastwood Drive.

Summer Trace and another apartment complexes plus baseball fields are in that stretch of Knight Street immediately north of the YMCA.

Seven police units initially responded. A like number of Fire Department units also were dispatched. The police presence later grew to 16 or more units.

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