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BCPD: Woman shot in hotel room; alleged shooter alerts police

Suspect in custody
According to Bossier City Police Department's Bart Cavanaugh, the call was made by the alleged...
According to Bossier City Police Department's Bart Cavanaugh, the call was made by the alleged shooter from Shreveport — saying it was an accidental shooting. They also alerted police that the victim was in 'critical condition'.(Destinee Patterson | KSLA)
Published: Dec. 24, 2021 at 12:30 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 24, 2021 at 1:16 PM CST
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SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) - A woman was rushed to a Shreveport hospital following a shooting in Bossier City to which authorities were tipped off by the alleged gunman.

Dispatchers got the call just before noon Christmas Eve to the Extended Stay Suites in the 1000 block of Gould Drive. That’s off Old Minden Road and visible from Interstate 20.

According to Bossier City Police Department’s Bart Cavanaugh, the call was made by the alleged shooter, Brandon Stewart, saying it was an accidental shooting. He also alerted police that the victim was in “critical condition.”

The victim was found to have been shot in her chest and one of her hands. She was taken to Ochsner LSU Health in Shreveport and is now in stable condition.

Brandon Stewart
Brandon Stewart(Bossier City Police Department)

Later in the afternoon, Stewart was taken into custody and questioned. Bossier City officials say the shooting stemmed from a domestic situation.

Stewart was booked into jail on a charge of attempted second-degree murder.

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