Shooting Outside Shreveport Campaign Party
More violence rocks the Shreveport community. Police were called to a reported shooting outside the campaign party for Alan Jackson the Shreveport Councilman from District E in southwest Shreveport. The drive by shooting happened at about 8:30 Tuesday night on Baird Road.
Police and EMS teams responded to Baird Road between Interport and Ferrara. Jackson was holding his watch party at that location of the Southern Hills Business Association.
Officers say a man who was headed to the party was turning into the parking lot when a Dodge Charger pulled up and fired several shots at the victim's car. That man was hit and has been rushed to a local hospital. The Charger was last spotted headed west on Baird Road.
More than 8 units were on the scene Tuesday night. Investigators are gathering evidence and will be looking at surveillance video to try to determine what happened.