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Infant shot, killed in north Louisiana drive-by shooting

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Posted at 1:21 PM, Aug 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-03 14:21:47-04

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - An infant is dead after being shot in a drive-by shooting in north Louisiana.

News outlets report multiple police units responded just after 4:15 a.m. Saturday to a west Shreveport neighborhood.

Police say a vehicle drove by and began shooting into a home, striking and killing the one-month-old, who was pronounced dead.

The victim's name has not been released.

Details are scarce. There is no suspect or vehicle description and a motive has not yet been declared.