Shooting Investigation on Hwy 34

A follow-up investigation into the shooting confirms that a subject accidentally discharged a handgun with the bullet striking the victim. The victim was air-lifted to Shreveport and is listed in critical condition. Any additional information in this case will be posted as it becomes available.

On 6/28/13 at approximately 8:21am, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to the 5100 Block of Hwy 34 in West Monroe, LA in reference to a shooting incident. An initial investigation revealed that the shooting appeared to be accidental.

The investigation is continuing at this time.