1 shot in back during late night shootout

1 shot in back during late night shootout

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - One man is recovering following a late-night shootout on late Wednesday night.

Shreveport Police say it happened just before midnight in the 2700 block of Southern Avenue at the Wilkerson Terrace Apartments.

Officers say that two groups of people were shooting at each other using pistols and rifles.

Multiple shell casings were found in the parking lot.

Police say 18-year-old Elijah Brown was shot in the lower back and made his way to University Health by private vehicle.

Brown was taken into to surgery and his wound was described as serious but non-life-threatening.

Anyone with information is asked to call Shreveport police at (318) 673-7300 or Shreveport-Caddo CrimeStoppers at (318) 673-7373 or visit the group's website here.

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