UPDATE: The Bossier City Police Department confirms that BCPD detectives have arrested 23 year-old Ramsey Akes following a shooting that occurred in a parking lot at Willis Knighton Bossier on Wednesday night. Akes is a white male. He was arrested for First Degree Murder. His bond has been set at $275,000.
The victim in this case has been identified as Cynthia Walker. She is 65 years old and a resident of Bossier City.
Original post: Around 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday night, a shooting was reported at Willis Knighton Hospital in Bossier City. The shooting reportedly occurred in a parking lot adjacent to the hospital’s emergency room.
The Bossier City Police Department confirms that a 65-year-old woman suffered multiple gun shot wounds in the incident. The woman was transported to Ochsner LSU Health in Shreveport where she was pronounced dead.
BCPD has a 23-year-old man in custody. According to reports, the man and woman did not know one another and the shooting is not connected to WK Bossier in any manner.
This is a developing story. BPT will post updates as further information becomes available.