Stray bullet from shootout hits woman inside home

Published: Nov. 8, 2022 at 4:06 AM CST
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - One person was injured when hit with a stray bullet early Tuesday morning (Nov. 8).

A woman was hit by a stray bullet on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 during a shootout near Illinois...
A woman was hit by a stray bullet on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 during a shootout near Illinois Avenue and Roberts Street in Shreveport, La.(KSLA)

The Shreveport Police Department responded to the call in the 4200 block of Illinois Avenue around 1:40 a.m. People living there told police they heard some sort of shootout between two groups of people at the intersection of Roberts Street and Illinois Avenue. A bullet from the shootout came through the home and hit an adult female in the lower body.

A woman was hit by a stray bullet on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 during a shootout near Illinois...
A woman was hit by a stray bullet on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 during a shootout near Illinois Avenue and Roberts Street in Shreveport, La.(KSLA)
A woman was hit by a stray bullet on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 during a shootout near Illinois...
A woman was hit by a stray bullet on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 during a shootout near Illinois Avenue and Roberts Street in Shreveport, La.(KSLA)

The Shreveport Fire Department took her to a local hospital; her injuries are considered non-life-threatening.

SPD reportedly found multiple shell casings nearby. No other information is available right now.