Apparent drive-by shooting sends 2 men to hospital by private vehicle
Authorities describe one victim’s wounds as life-threatening
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — Shreveport police are investigating an apparent drive-by shooting that sent two men to the hospital, including one with life-threatening wounds.
Caddo 911 dispatch records indicate at least one person showed up at Ochsner LSU Health seeking treatment for a gunshot wound about 4:05 p.m. Sunday, March 12.
Shreveport police have confirmed that two gunshot victims were taken to the Shreveport hospital by private vehicle.
Witnesses told police that someone in a gray and white SUV sped down the 1700 block of Oakdale Street firing guns, according to the major incident report. The SUV turned around and someone inside it fired more rounds as the vehicle returned the direction it came.
Again, two wounded men showed up at the hospital via private vehicle. Police described one man’s injuries as life-threatening.
Police have an area near Bernstein Avenue at Oakdale Street cordoned off with crime scene tape. Evidence markers there indicate at least one vehicle was struck by gunfire.
No other details have been released.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
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