Teenager injured in Bossier City shooting

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Bossier City police are investigating a shooting that injured a 17-year-old male Tuesday night.

bossier city policePolice and fire crews were called to the scene in the 4300 block of Burdine Street at about 10:30 pm. It appears the victim was shot somewhere in the vicinity of the intersection of Burdine Street and Lampkin Street then ran to the backyard of a home on Burdine Street and started banging on the back door for help.

The teenager, identified as Travarus Devon Watson of Bossier City, was taken to University Health in Shreveport by emergency personnel. He is currently in the intensive care unit in stable condition with a single gunshot wound to his chest.

Detectives with the Violent Crimes Unit are continuing their investigation into the shooting. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Bossier Crime Stoppers at (318) 424-4100. They can also submit a web tip via the Bossier Crime Stoppers website – bossiercrimestoppers.org.

Persons who contact Bossier Crime Stoppers are reminded they may remain totally anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.