Shreveport Felon Arrested for Shooting and Injuring Man

Shreveport Police Arrested 20-year-old Malachi Bailey on multiple charges following an investigation into a shooting that occurred in the early morning hours of July 10. Officers were called to a local hospital where a male was being treated for a gunshot wound that occurred outside of Shreveport.

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

During the investigation, Bailey was found to be in possession of a firearm and narcotics. Further investigation revealed that Bailey is a convicted felon, prohibiting him from possessing a firearm. Bailey was charged with one count of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, one count of illegal carrying of a weapon, and one count of possession of a scheduled narcotic with intent to distribute.

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The victim suffering from the gunshot wound is expected to recover.

The Shreveport Police Department remains vigilant in its efforts to ensure the safety and security of our community. We encourage residents to report any suspicious activity to help keep our neighborhoods safe.

The investigation into the shooting remains ongoing.

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