2 people shot while sitting in car at AB Palmer Park; 16-year-old suspect arrested

SPD investigating shooting near AB Palmer Park.
SPD investigating shooting near AB Palmer Park.(KSLA)
Published: Jun. 15, 2022 at 9:17 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 16, 2022 at 5:36 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport police responded to reports of a shooting at around 7:37 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15.

The incident occurred at AB Palmer Park in the 8000 block of Thornhill Avenue.

Officials say two people were sitting in a car at the park, when a person walked up and shot both of them before fleeing on foot. Both victims were transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Investigators later arrested a 16-year-old they believe to be responsible for the shooting. Due to the age of the suspect, police will not be releasing a name or photo.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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