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, 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.
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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