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Shooting at Shreveport hospital prompts manhunt

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Posted at 8:04 AM, Aug 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-12 11:58:09-04

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A man has been shot and wounded at a Louisiana hospital in what police called an active shooter situation.

Shreveport police said SWAT and hostage negotiation teams made their way to Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport - St. Mary Medical Center around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Police say one man was shot in the leg. The wound is not believed to be life-threatening.

Authorities say they are searching for 41-year-old Taniel Cole, who is considered armed and dangerous.

It's unclear whether Cole is still at the hospital.

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