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MPD Exchanges Gunfire With Shooting Suspects


Monroe Police officers responded to a shooting at Parkview Apartments in South Monroe on Saturday night. According to officers at the scene, a male victim was found at the complex with a gunshot wound to the back. He was flown to Shreveport for treatment. There is no update on the condition of the victim at this time.

During the investigation, a vehicle suspected of being involved in the shooting was spotted by officers, and a brief chase ensued. The suspect vehicle ran off the roadway during the chase near South 1st Street. Officers approaching the vehicle encountered gunfire and then exchanged gunfire with the suspects. After a brief foot chase, three suspects were apprehended and taken into custody.

No suspects or officers were injured during the incident. Charges are pending further investigation.