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Suspect in jail for firing shots in Shreveport neighborhood

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A Shreveport man is in jail for firing shots in a neighborhood Monday afternoon. 

It happened just after 1:30p.m. Monday in the 200 block of W. 80th Street.

According to Shreveport Police, a group of people were outside when gunfire rang out. Officers discovered that Kenneth Wayne Robinson, 28 of Shreveport, was seen fleeing the scene a short distance from where the shots originated. Witnesses reported hearing roughly 5 to 6 shots being discharged. Officers found Robinson inside a home in the 8000 block of Saint Vincent Avenue where he was then taken into custody. Authorities also found a handgun, believed to have been used in the shooting, inside the home.

Shreveport Police detectives conducted interviews with Robinson, who was later charged with being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. The investigation revealed that Robinson allegedly fired numerous shots following some sort of dispute involving a group of individuals that were known to him. 

Robinson was booked into the Shreveport City Jail for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm in addition to six unrelated misdemeanor warrants for varying offenses.  

Thankfully, no one was injured in the shooting. 

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