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Man shot at Bossier City apartment complex; arrest made

He was wounded in a hand and one of his legs, police say
A male was shot twice, once each in a hand and leg, the night of Jan. 18, 2022, at White Oak...
A male was shot twice, once each in a hand and leg, the night of Jan. 18, 2022, at White Oak and Orchard, an apartment complex in the 4800 block of Shed Road in Bossier City, a police spokesman said.(Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12)
Published: Jan. 18, 2022 at 9:05 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2022 at 5:37 PM CST
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BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) — SPD has made an arrest in connection to a shooting at a Bossier City apartment complex.

A 49-year-old man was shot the night of Tuesday, Jan. 18 at Orchard Apartments in the 4800 block of Shed Road.

He was taken to Ochsner LSU Health in Shreveport for treatment of a gunshot wound to one of his hands and another gunshot wound to one of his legs, a police spokesman said. A bullet went through the hand and lodged in his leg, authorities said.

Officials say the shooting happened during an armed robbery in the parking lot of the complex.

Members of the Bossier City Violent Crimes Unit, Special Operations Services and a U.S. Marshals Service violent offenders task force arrested 34-year-old Jason L. Williams as a fugitive from Bossier Parish at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19 in the 2000 block of North Hearne Avenue in Shreveport. Online records show he was booked into Shreveport City Jail at 5 p.m.

Authorities said Williams later will be transferred to Bossier Maximum-Security Facility at Plain Dealing, where he’ll be booked on a warrant charging him with one count of attempted first-degree murder. Bond on that charge has been set at $350,000.

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