2 shot at Encore Apartments; 1 victim fighting for life

Shooting at Encore Apartments.
Shooting at Encore Apartments.(MGN)
Published: Sep. 2, 2023 at 8:40 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Gunfire erupted when two men were leaving an apartment and a black vehicle pulled up.

On Sept. 2 at 3:15 a.m., the Shreveport Police Department (SPD) received a shooting report at Encore Apartments in the 9000 block of Kingston Road.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers found a man with a gunshot wound in his left thigh and another man with multiple gunshot wounds in his chest just outside of an apartment.

According to SPD, when the victims left the apartment, a black car pulled up and unknown suspects started to shoot at the victims. The suspect vehicle then fled the scene.

Both victims were transported to a local hospital. The first man’s injuries were non-life-threatening, but the man, who was shot multiple times, is fighting for his life.

If you have any information that may help solve this case, please call SPD at (318) 673-7300, or if you want to stay anonymous, call Caddo Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373.