Shreveport councilman collapses in meeting; rushed to hospital

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL) - Shreveport City Councilman Jerry Bowman was transported to the hospital this afternoon after after grabbing his chest at the City Council's work session this afternoon. 

According to his brother, Caddo Commissioner Jerald Bowman, Jerry is doing well and he is conscious. 

Councilman Bowman experienced chest pains during a meeting Monday afternoon and passed out in the hallways of government chambers.

We're told he was taken to Willis-Knighton in Bossier.


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