A father and his 3-year-old son are shot on Christmas Eve night. The father has died. The toddler is in the hospital.

This tragedy happened at about 11pm at the Isabella Estates Apartments on Cadbury Court in North Shreveport. The father was shot several times and was pronounced dead on the scene. The boy was shot once in the hand and was transported to Ocshner LSU Health. The father was holding the little boy at the time of the shooting.

The little boy is expected to recover. Several shell casings were found at the scene. Police believe the victims were getting out of a car when they were shot. The suspect fled in a white Nissan Altima.

No other information is available.