SPD: Man accidentally shot in stomach

Updated: Jun. 27, 2018 at 5:09 AM CDT
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(Source: Cody Jennigns/ KSLA News 12)
(Source: Cody Jennigns/ KSLA News 12)

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport police are investigating a shooting that wounded a man Tuesday night.

Police were called around 11:30 p.m. to the 200 block of East 70th street outside of the Cajun Liquor Store.

Officers say a man was shot in the stomach in what they think was an accidental shooting. They believe the gunman mishandled the weapon and it went off.

The victim's condition is unknown at this time, but police say he was awake and alert when he was taken to the hospital.

The suspected gunman is expected to turn himself in.

Police are interviewing witnesses and the shooting remains under investigation.

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