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1 shot in arm while playing basketball at Anderson Island Park; suspects sought

Police responded to a shooting at Anderson Island Park.
Police responded to a shooting at Anderson Island Park.(KSLA)
Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 7:12 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 14, 2021 at 2:27 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport police responded to reports of a shooting just after 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13.

The incident occurred at Anderson Island Park near Wendy Lane and Oden Street.

Officials say the victim was playing basketball in the dome when a car full of suspects drove into the park and started firing at him and others.

The victim was shot in the arm and was transported to an area hospital by the Shreveport Fire Department. The severity of his injuries is unknown.

Violent Crimes Detectives were able to access video surveillance and provide a photo of the suspect’s vehicle. They say the car was occupied by four unknown Black males. The vehicle is described as a white Chrysler 300, with possible damage to the passenger side.

Police captured an image of the suspect's car from video surveillance.
Police captured an image of the suspect's car from video surveillance.(Shreveport Police Department)

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Shreveport police at (318) 673-7300 option #3, or via their app, P3Tips.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSLA News 12 for updates.

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