2 shootings in one night leave 2 victims injured in Shreveport

One injured during shooting at party ; drive-by shooting at victim sitting in truck
Published: Nov. 20, 2022 at 7:44 AM CST
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - A man went to a party at Melvin’s Landing on Cross Lake Boulevard and ended up getting shot, and another man was shot at while parked near apartments.

On Nov. 20 at 2:18 a.m., the Shreveport Police Department learned from a victim that he was shot while at a party at Melvin’s Landing in the 1500 block of Cross Lake Boulevard. The victim stated that while at the party, someone began shooting. He was hit twice in his left arm.

Relatives at the party took the victim to the hospital with non-life-threatening wounds.

There is currently no information about the suspect and no arrest has been made.

The investigation is currently ongoing.

On Nov. 20 a short time later, SPD learned another man was parked in his truck on Samford Avenue near Mikado Apartments when someone drove by in a vehicle and began to shoot at the victim. The victim was hit in his right arm and right leg.

The victim drove himself to the hospital and was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

There is currently no information about the suspect and no arrest has been made.

The investigation is currently ongoing.

If you have any information about either of these cases, please call the SPD at (318) 673-7300.