SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The youth who was wounded in a shooting in Shreveport "is expected to survive," a police spokeswoman said.
Authorities still are investigating what happened, Cpl. Angie Willhite said.
The shooting happened about 12:31 p.m. Sunday on Jackson Street between Mertis and San Jacinto avenues, Caddo 911 dispatch records show.
That's immediately north of Fair Park Middle School.
Investigators have identified the child as a 7-year-old boy who possibly was shot in the area of his neck and shoulders.
He is being treated at University Health in Shreveport.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.