Shreveport police are investigating a Friday night shooting on the west side of town that left a teenager wounded.

The police department issued this statement:

Shortly before 7:00 p.m . on February 9, 2018, Shreveport Police patrol officers were called to the 6900 block of Clift Avenue relative to a shooting.  Upon officers arrival at the scene, it was determined a 14 year old male was suffering a gunshot wound to the back of the neck and an additional wound to his left foot.  The teen , who was conscious and breathing at the arrival of medics was transported to University Health for treatment of injuries which were later determined to be non-life-threatening.

In gathering information, it was learned the teen was accompanied by an associate as they walked along the 6900 block of Clift Avenue.  It was learned a suspect dressed in all dark clothing was walking in close proximity to the victim, when he produced a handgun and begin firing randomly.  Evidence of the crime was located near where the victim reported being shot.

No suspects have been arrested. Anyone with information about this crime are urged to contact Crimestoppers at (318) 673-7373 or visit their website at

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