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2 injured in shooting near Shreveport Regional Airport; suspect in custody

Shreveport KSLA-TV logo Shreveport KSLA-TV 6/18/2021 Rachael Thomas
a traffic light is lit up at night: A shooting was reported near the entrance to the Shreveport Regional Airport Friday, June 18, 2021. © Provided by Shreveport KSLA-TV A shooting was reported near the entrance to the Shreveport Regional Airport Friday, June 18, 2021.

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Two people were injured early Friday morning in a shooting near the Shreveport Regional Airport.

It happened Friday, June 18 just after 3 a.m. The incident started north of the airport on Monkhouse Drive and ended just outside the entrance to the airport.

Police say a woman was shot in the leg and a man was shot in the hand and shoulder. Both people sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

a fire truck is parked on the side of a road: A shooting was reported near the entrance to the Shreveport Regional Airport Friday, June 18, 2021. © Provided by Shreveport KSLA-TV A shooting was reported near the entrance to the Shreveport Regional Airport Friday, June 18, 2021. a person standing on a stage: A shooting was reported near the entrance to the Shreveport Regional Airport Friday, June 18, 2021. © Provided by Shreveport KSLA-TV A shooting was reported near the entrance to the Shreveport Regional Airport Friday, June 18, 2021.

Police say a suspect has been taken into custody. The name of that individual has not yet been released.

The entrance to the airport was closed for about 10 minutes, but traffic is now being allowed inside.

Anyone with information about this case should call Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373.

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