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Shooting victim recovering, gunman still at large

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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Shreveport police are searching for the suspect in the shooting of a local man Sunday night in the Queensborough neighborhood.

The victim, 36-year-old Chris Taylor, was transported to LSU Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The incident happened just after 11 p.m. in the 2700 block of Lakeshore Drive near Hearne Avenue. Taylor said he was walking through an alleyway behind a convenience store when another man wearing a gray, hooded sweatshirt accosted him. The two men struggled, and the suspect allegedly fired several shots, striking Taylor once.

The suspect, who fled the scene on foot, is described only as a black male approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing about 150 pounds.

Authorities are asking anyone with any information about this shooting to contact Shreveport-Caddo Crime Stoppers at 673-7373.

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