The man accused of shooting and seriously wounding a student outside Shreveport's Booker T. Washington High School this morning was a spurned lover who couldn't stand the pain of rejection, police said.. Police said Tony Holden, 28, was waiting outside the Milam Street school when 18-year-old Tammie Spates arrived for class. Two witnesses said the teen-ager was chased around the car and shot four times. Holden drove from the school after the shooting but was arrested within an hour after a chase down a railroad track in west-central Shreveport, police said. Spates, who identified her attacker, was listed in serious condition this afternoon following surgery at LSU Hospital. Police said she was expected to survive. Holden, a married father of three, was booked on charges of attempted murder for the shooting and carnal knowledge of a juvenile for having sexual relations with the victim when she was a minor, police said. Police said Spates and Holden had a relationship that started three years ago but she had been trying to break it off for a year. One person familiar with the case said Holden told investigators Spates "had broke my heart" and he could not stand the rejection. Holden also told police he went to BTW on Thursday morning looking for Spates but she was already on campus. Trinity Bloomer, a 15-year-old sophomore, said she and her mother had just pulled up to the student drop-off zone when the shooting happened. "She started running and he shot her in the back, She fell and he got on top of her and started shooting again," Bloomer said. Her mother, Cynthia, said they were right behind Holden's car. "He got out and then he started shooting," she said. "I got my daughter back in the car and we hovered down." Two shots missed Spates, police said, but no other students were injured. Those who were outside were quickly hustled into the school gym and cafeteria. "It's not a random-type incident where multiple students were in danger," Police Chief Henry Whitehorn said. "She was the intended target." The school was placed on lockdown right after the shooting. Caddo Schools Superintendent Gerald Dawkins said classes continued but parents were allowed to check their students out if they wished. Many students left the campus. Holden was arrested after police got a call of a suspicious person. The suspect ditched the gun and shed some of his clothes as he ran down the railroad tracks near Portland Avenue and Interstate 20, police said. Holden was wearing jeans and a T-shirt when he was arrested.