SPD: Juvenile died after being accidentally shot by another juvenile playing with handgun in moving vehicle

Possibly related is the arrest of a man after a firearm was discharged inside a vehicle that he was driving
A wounded juvenile arrived by private vehicle at the Christus Highland emergency room on the...
A wounded juvenile arrived by private vehicle at the Christus Highland emergency room on the afternoon of Jan. 2, 2022. The juvenile, who died, had been accidentally shot by another juvenile who was playing with a handgun in a moving vehicle, authorities say.
Published: Jan. 2, 2022 at 7:13 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 2, 2022 at 11:06 PM CST
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A juvenile is dead.

Authorities say it appears another juvenile accidentally shot him Sunday, Jan. 2.

A man now has been arrested in connection with the case, according to the major incident report.

And possibly related is the arrest of a man after a firearm was discharged inside a vehicle that he was driving.

The two juveniles were together in a moving vehicle when the shooting happened Sunday afternoon, Shreveport police say.

The alleged shooter was playing with the handgun at the time, according to the report.

The wounded juvenile arrived by private vehicle at the Christus Highland emergency room on East Bert Kouns Industrial Loop in Shreveport.

Caddo 911 dispatch records show that occurred sometime around 2:35 p.m.

Police have not yet shared the ages and genders of those involved. Nor has any other information about the shooting been released.

Online records do show that 45-year-old Frierson resident Jeffery Ebarb was arrested at 7:36 p.m. Sunday then booked into Shreveport City Jail at 8:50 p.m. on a charge of negligent homicide.

The booking narrative/probable cause statement reads: “Subject arrested for neg homicide after a weapon was discharged inside a vehicle that subject was driving.”

No bond has been set.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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