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Woman reportedly shoots man in leg on Hardy Street while trying to shoot other woman; arrest made

A shooting was reported on Hardy Street in Shreveport, La. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.
A shooting was reported on Hardy Street in Shreveport, La. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.(KSLA)
Published: May. 4, 2022 at 9:35 AM CDT|Updated: May. 5, 2022 at 4:05 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Emergency crews responded to reports of a shooting in Shreveport Wednesday morning (May 4).

It happened just minutes before 9 a.m. in the 3500 block of Hardy Street between Mertis and San Jacinto avenues. According to Caddo Parish dispatch records, at least six units with the Shreveport Police Department and five EMS units initially responded to the call.

A shooting was reported on Hardy Street in Shreveport, La. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.
A shooting was reported on Hardy Street in Shreveport, La. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.(KSLA)

A witness at the scene says a woman driving a white Chevy Sonic opened her door, aimed a gun at her and a man, then started firing, hitting the man in the leg. The witness also says the woman had kids in the car. The male victim was taken to hospital.

Police say the man sustained non-life-threatening injuries. They say she was involved in an ongoing dispute with another woman. She was reportedly trying to shoot the woman, but hit the woman’s brother in the left leg instead.

On Thursday, May 5, SPD announced an arrest in the case. Skyler Thomas, 29, was taken into custody and questioned. As a result, she was charged with second-degree battery and booked into Shreveport City Jail.

Skyler Thomas, DOB: 5/2/1993
Skyler Thomas, DOB: 5/2/1993(SPD)

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