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1 shot on Southern Avenue near E 61st Street

A shooting was reported on Southern Avenue near E 61st Street in Shreveport, La. on Tuesday,...
A shooting was reported on Southern Avenue near E 61st Street in Shreveport, La. on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021.(KSLA)
Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 11:40 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 12, 2021 at 11:58 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Emergency crews responded to the scene of a reported shooting in Shreveport Tuesday morning.

A shooting was reported on Southern Avenue near E 61st Street in Shreveport, La. on Tuesday,...
A shooting was reported on Southern Avenue near E 61st Street in Shreveport, La. on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021.(KSLA)

It happened around 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12 on Southern Avenue between E 61st and E 63rd streets. According to dispatch records, at least five units with the Shreveport Fire Department responded, as well as seven units with the Shreveport Police Department.

Officers on scene say a male was shot in the upper right shoulder and sustained serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. He was taken to a Shreveport hospital for treatment. No information about a possible suspect is currently available. Neighbors in the area claim this incident may have had something to do with Monday night’s deadly shooting of a teenager. Police say they are working to determine if there is a connection.

A shooting was reported on Southern Avenue near E 61st Street in Shreveport, La. on Tuesday,...
A shooting was reported on Southern Avenue near E 61st Street in Shreveport, La. on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021.(KSLA)
A shooting was reported on Southern Avenue near E 61st Street in Shreveport, La. on Tuesday,...
A shooting was reported on Southern Avenue near E 61st Street in Shreveport, La. on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021.(KSLA)

No other information is currently available. We will update this story when we know more.

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