5-year-old shot, police investigating

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport Police are investigating circumstances surrounding the shooting of a young child.

Police say someone in a private vehicle took the 5-year-old to LSU-Hospital Monday morning with a gunshot wound.

A short time later police went to a home in the 200 block of Wilkerson St. where the shooting supposedly happened and surrounded it with crime scene tape. Child Protection Services has also been called to the scene.

Police have not released any information on how bad the child was injured or how the injury possibly happened.

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