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2-year-old girl shot in Sunset Acres area

Child was shot in one of her legs
One person was shot in the 2700 block of Elmhurst Street in Shreveport's Sunset Acres...
One person was shot in the 2700 block of Elmhurst Street in Shreveport's Sunset Acres neighborhood the night of Dec. 2, 2021.(Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12)
Published: Dec. 2, 2021 at 10:01 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 3, 2021 at 12:36 PM CST
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A 2-year-old girl has been shot in one of her legs in Shreveport’s Sunset Acres neighborhood.

The child was shot below the knee. Authorities on the scene described her condition as possibly life-threatening. Her condition has since been changed to non-life-threatening.

The shooting in a house in the 2700 block of Elmhurst Street was reported at 9:19 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, according to online records. Multiple people were in the residence at the time.

Shreveport police initially dispatched a half dozen units to the scene between Canal Boulevard and Bowie Street, Caddo 911 dispatch records show.

Four Shreveport Fire Department units responded to a medical emergency at the same location.

This is a developing situation. KSLA News 12 has a crew on the scene and will update this story as more information becomes available.

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