Suspect Arrested In New Year’s Eve Shooting
A shooting on New Year’s Eve in Bossier sent one man to the hospital and one to jail.
It happened in the parking lot of the US Petrol gas station in the 5400 block of Barksdale Boulevard Saturday night. According to authorities, 18-year-old Caleb Elijah Wallace got into a fight with 18-year-old Demuntae Lashun Bell. We get what happened next from the Bossier City Police Department:
Following the altercation Bell left the scene in a vehicle as a passenger while Wallace did the same in a separate vehicle. As both vehicles were traveling northbound on Barksdale Boulevard between Golden Meadows and Robert E. Lee Boulevard Wallace fired a single shot which struck Bell in the left forearm and torso. Bell remains hospitalized at University Health in Shreveport.
Wallace was arrested in Shreveport on attempted murder charges and booked into the Caddo Correctional Center as a fugitive from Bossier City and later transferred to the Bossier City Jail. Bond is set at $500,000.