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A Fort Polk soldier was sentenced Monday to 135 months in prison for manufacturing and detonating a chemical weapon in the Kisatchie National Forest adjacent to the Fort Polk Army installation.

Monroe Shooting leaves man Injured

Sep 25, 2018
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A shooting in south Monroe has left one man injured in the hospital. The incident happened around 7pm lastnight at the Parkview Apartments. The man was shot in leg and was then immediately taken to LSU-Shreveport Hospital.

Monroe Police are seeking information.

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A Ruston man has been arrested and charged with seven counts of attempted second degree murder after purposely driving his vehicle into a crowd of people.

Early Saturday evening, Jason Rockett, 47,  got into an altercation with several people at a residence in the North Village Mobile Park area in Ruston. Witnesses of the altercation say that Rockett backed out of the driveway and then drove forward, crashing into multiple people and hitting a residence. The suspect then fled the scene before deputies arrived.