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UPDATE: Police looking for owners of vehicles present in homicide

MONROE, La. - UPDATE (9/18/17):

Monroe Police need your help identifying the owners of the vehicles present in last week’s homicide.

The attached photos of two separate vehicles were present just prior to the shooting that took place on September 10, 2017 at 2000 Peach St around 10:45 p.m.

One of the photos is of a dark colored late 1990's or early 2000's model Suburban or Yukon XL.  The driver side of this vehicle was exposed to gunfire, so there may be damage present. 

 The other photographs is of a Silver Chevy Traverse; the passenger side of this vehicle was exposed to gunfire, so there may also be damage present. 

If you have any information that would help identify these vehicles and occupants. 

UPDATE (9/14/17)

The Monroe Police Department needs your help identifying additional suspects and witnesses in the death of a local 24 year old.

The homicide occurred at Oak Manor Apartments located at 2000 Peach Street at approximately 10:44 p.m. on September 10, 2017. 

Gary Gardner, date of birth April 23, 1993 was fatally shot.

If anyone has information that would assist detectives and further this investigation, please call Crime Stoppers at 388-2274 (CASH), the Monroe Police Dept. at 329-2600, or Det. Duane Cookson at 329-2539.


UPDATE (9/12/17)

Monroe police have identified the suspect in connection to the murder of Gary Gardner.

27-year-old Robert Shelton III is wanted for second degree murder.

Officials say Shelton should be considered armed and dangerous.

If you have any information, contact the Monroe Police Department at (318) 329-2600 or Crimestoppers of Ouachita Parish at (318) 388-2274

Information leading to an arrest could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.


Monroe police are currently investigating a fatal shooting.

Officials tell us the incident happened around 10:45 PM at 2000 Peach Street in Monroe.

Gary Gardner, date of birth April 23, 1993 was shot.

Gardner was transported by helicopter to a Shreveport hospital where he later died.

There is no information on a suspect just yet.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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