Teen charged in shooting that injured 8-year-old

Teen charged in shooting that injured 8-year-old
Shuntaye Thomas, 17 (Shreveport Police Department)

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A Shreveport teenager has been arrested in connection to a shooting that hurt a young boy.

Police say 17-year-old Shuntaye Thomas was in an apartment at the Kingston Village Apartments when the gun he was holding went off.

An 8-year-old boy was hit in the foot and was taken to Oschner-LSU Health Center.

The boy is expected to recover.

Thomas has been charged with one count of illegal use of a weapon. He also faces charges of possession of narcotics, according to police.

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