MOSCOW (Sputnik) – At least five people were injured in a shooting in Shreveport, Louisiana, KSLA reports.
“We were responding this evening to traffic congestion and during that congestion, numerous shots were fired and there are a lot of victims that were showing up at different hospitals”, a Shreveport police spokesman said late Sunday, as aired on KSLA.
According to KSLA, a total of five people were injured in the shooting, which occurred on Hearne Avenue at 9:02 p.m. local time on Sunday (02:02 GMT on Monday).
The investigation is only in its early stages, according to police, and no arrests have been made so far.
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This is not the first mass shooting that hit the state over the weekend: on Saturday night, six people were shot at a 12-year-old’s birthday party in LaPlace, Louisiana, according to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office.