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A gas leak has shut down parts of a central Shreveport neighborhood. The shutdown is keeping some residents from their home at this time.

The gas leak was reported just after 10am this morning near McCormick Street & Fairfield Avenue in Shreveport. Just a few blocks away from Betty Virginia Park and Forest Park Cemetery.

According to officials, there are multiple first responders on the scene, and there have been since approximately 10:30am. Witness say crews at the site have been keeping residents from their homes, and have created a perimeter around the leak area.

Here is video from the area:

There is currently no word on what caused the gas leak, or how long the shutdown is expected to last.

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