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SPD chief: Child wounded in shooting on Bernice Circle

3-year-old rushed to hospital for treatment of gunshot wound to her upper torso
Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond is one of multiple fire and police units who responded to a...
Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond is one of multiple fire and police units who responded to a report of a shooting on Bernice Street in Shreveport at 9:27 p.m. Feb. 3.(Source: KSLA News 12)
Updated: Feb. 3, 2021 at 11:07 PM CST
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A 3-year-old girl has been rushed to the hospital for treatment of a life-threatening gunshot wound to her upper torso, Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond said.

He added that her condition has since been stabilized.

Shooting Update: Live on Bernice Circle near Wyngate Blvd. Police Chief Ben Raymond is going to update us! Kenley Hargett reporting. #Shooting #Shreveport

Posted by KSLA News 12 on Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Preliminary investigation indicates the gunfire occurred inside a residence in the 700 block of Bernice Circle, Raymond said.

No arrest has been made.

Caddo 911 dispatch records indicate the shooting happened at 9:27 p.m. That’s when first responders were summoned.

The fire department had five units on a medical emergency on Bernice between Wyngate Boulevard and Bartlett Drive, dispatch records show.

Five police units responded to a report of a shooting at the same location. That number quickly grew to 15 units at one point.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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