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Suspect arrested in Bossier City shooting that injured teen


The suspect wanted in conjunction with Saturday’s shooting that critically injured a teenager was arrested Tuesday night.


Kiemond Phillips,16, of Bossier City, was located and placed under arrest at approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday in Shreveport near the intersection of Kings Highway and Highland Avenue.

Detectives with the Bossier City Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit along with members of the US Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force took Phillips into custody following an extensive search. Phillips was taken to the Bossier City Police Department.

He was booked into the Ware Youth Detention Center in Coushatta.

Phillips was arrested on a warrant charging him with attempted second degree murder for shooting a 14-year-old male on Saturday afternoon in the 1200 block of Schex Drive.

The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the chest as he sat in a car that was parked in the driveway of his residence. He remains at University Health in Shreveport and his condition has been upgraded to fair.

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Sean Green is managing editor of the Bossier Press-Tribune.


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