Louisiana man arrested for Sunday shooting that left one person dead



MONROE, La. (KARD/KTVE) — Officials with the Monroe Police Department have arrested one person in connection to a Sunday shooting.

According to Monroe Police, the shooting occurred at approximately 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 27, 2020, in the 200 block of South 29th Street.

Authorities say that the victim of the shooting has died and they have a suspect in custody.

38-year-old Dexstavious James, of Shreveport, has been arrested and charged with one count of Second Degree Murder. He is also being held on one count of Failure to Pay Child Support.

James is currently being held at the Ouachita Correctional Center.

His bond has been set at $1,002,500.

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