Woman shot in buttocks leaving Shreveport nightclub

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 11:12am

Law enforcement is searching for the gunman responsible for shooting a woman outside a Shreveport nightclub Monday morning.

At around 6:21 a.m., officers were called to a local hospital to reports of a woman who had been shot. When police arrived, they learned Jessica Brooks, 26, had been shot once in the buttocks, and had been brought to the emergency room in a private vehicle. Brooks is expected to recover from her injuries.

Brooks told detectives she, her husband and a group of friends were leaving a nightclub in the 600 block of Commerce Street between 4:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. this morning when they heard gunshots.

According to initial statements given to investigators, the couple and their friends got in a vehicle together and left the area before Brooks allegedly realized she had been shot. Brooks and her husband then dropped their passengers off before heading to the hospital. Anyone with any information regarding this crime should contact Shreveport-Caddo Parish Crime Stoppers at 318-673-7373 or www.lockemup.org


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