Woman fatally shot in Shreveport

Woman dies after being shot; police question 2 people
Updated: Aug. 1, 2018 at 10:47 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A woman is dead.

And police are questioning two people who were in the house when she was shot.

The shooting in a residence in the 1900 block of Alston Street was reported at 7:58 p.m., Caddo 911 dispatch records show.

Officers found a woman with a gunshot wound to her abdomen.

She was pronounced dead after being taken to a Shreveport hospital.

Nine police units remain on the scene of the shooting between North Dale Avenue and Holzman Street, down from a dozen earlier.

Meantime, there's been a report of another shooting in Shreveport.

Caddo 911 dispatch records show this one happened at 8:42 p.m. on Columbia Street between Creswell and Highland avenue.

That's a block east of the city's Columbia Park.

There is a Shreveport Fire Department unit on a medical emergency at that location along with two police units.

Further details about that shooting are not yet available.

Authorities urge anyone with any information about the case to contact Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers by calling (318) 673-7373, visiting the organization's website,, or using the P3Tips app.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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