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Store clerk shot multiple times, survives; juvenile in custody

Police noted that the store did not appear to have been robbed
Officers got the call just before midnight on April 6 to the Circle K near the corner of...
Officers got the call just before midnight on April 6 to the Circle K near the corner of Jefferson Paige Road and Pines Road. That’s in the Western Hills area of Shreveport.(KSLA)
Published: Apr. 7, 2022 at 4:24 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 7, 2022 at 1:28 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Police are searching for answers after a store clerk was shot multiple times late Wednesday night.

Officers got the call just before midnight on April 6 to the Circle K near the corner of Jefferson Paige and Pines roads. That’s in the Western Hills area of Shreveport.

Investigators at the scene say a customer entered the convenience store and found the wounded clerk behind the counter still responsive. The store clerk was shot at least once in the shoulder and once in the head, police say. He’s in critical, but stable condition.

The clerk was sent to a Shreveport hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police noted the store did not appear to be have been robbed. Police say the suspect and victim know each other.

Police say a 17-year-old male has been taken into custody in connection with the shooting. He’ll be charged with attempted second-degree murder. Police say his name and mugshot will not be released because of his age.

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