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Monroe LA Police Department
Wednesday September 12th, 2012 :: 06:52 a.m. CDT

Tuesday: Fight in 2600 blk Lee results in gunshot; person of interest in custody; gunshot victim in serious condition

On 9-11-12 at 2:52pm, officers with the Monroe Police Department responded to a reported shooting in the 2600 block of Lee Ave.

Detectives investigating the incident were able to determine that a neighbor dispute led to a fight with several individuals involved. During the course of the fight, one of the individuals armed himself with a firearm and a least one shot was fired.

Detectives learned that a 22 year old male had been transported to a local hospital and was being treated for a gunshot wound. The victim was reported to be in serious condition and is in surgery at this time.

Detectives are currently interviewing witnesses and have a person of interest in custody.

Monroe LA Police Department
700 Wood St
Monroe, LA 71201

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 318-329-2600

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