A Shreveport man is recovering after being shot in what appears to be a home invasion robbery early Tuesday morning.

Just after 7:00 a.m. January 24, 2017, Shreveport Police were called to a reported shooting in the 4300 block of West 70th Street. When officers arrived, they discovered 51-year-old Stanley Jackson inside his car suffering a gunshot wound to the head. Jackson was transported to University Health where he was last listed in stable, but serious condition.

Cpl. Marcus Hines, spokesman for the Shreveport Police Department, tells us what happened next.

Shreveport Police detectives arrived at the scene and immediately began to probe what circumstances led to the tragic ordeal. Based on preliminary information, it was learned that Jackson was present at his home in the 900 block of Winter Garden Drive, when two unknown men, one of which was armed with a handgun attempted to rob him. During the attack, it is believed one of the suspects shot Jackson before fleeing the scene. Following the shooting, Jackson somehow managed to drive himself to the 4300 block of West 70th Street, where he was located. At current, investigators are seeking to identify and apprehend those persons responsible for the crime.

Anyone with information about the crime is urged to contact Crimestoppers at (318) 673-7373 or visit their website at www.lockemup.org.

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