A Shreveport man has been charged with attempted murder following a shooting in south Shreveport back on January 7th.

Police responded to University Health Hospital on reports of a man arriving at the emergency room suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. 30-year-old Jerry James was suffering wounds to the upper leg and hip area.

Detectives learned James and a friend went to a home in the 500 block of Fuller Street to allegedly buy drugs. James and an unknown male suspect began arguing and the suspect pulled out a gun and began firing shots at James striking him twice. James’ friend transported him to University Health Hospital.

Through witness statements and other investigatory findings, detectives with the Violent Crime Unit named Terrence Wilson, 26, of the 500 block of Fuller Street as the person believed responsible for shooting James. Wilson had an outstanding warrant for Home Invasion stemming from an unrelated incident.

On January 18, 2018, detectives made contact with Wilson after he arrived at University Health suffering from a gunshot wound. Wilson was taken into custody on his warrant for home invasion and charged with one count of attempted second degree murder.

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