Police release name of victim shot while driving

1 seriously wounded after being shot while driving
Published: Jul. 16, 2018 at 8:41 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 16, 2018 at 8:51 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Police have released the name of the man fighting for his life after he was shot while driving in Shreveport early Monday morning.

Police caught up with a man, identified as 25-year-old Samuel Thomas around 1:45 a.m. in the 5700 block of Linwood Avenue. He had reportedly been shot multiple times in the arm, leg and chest areas.

Detectives hope to interview the victim after he gets out of emergency surgery at a Shreveport hospital. Police say his injuries are life-threatening.

Police searched the area to try to find the crime scene where the shooting took place.

A woman who was also inside the car was not injured but she was interviewed by police.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Shreveport police or Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373.

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