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West Monroe man arrested for firing shotgun at man in his front yard

West Monroe, LA - A West Monroe man has been arrested for a late night shooting, accused of firing a shotgun at someone in his front yard.

29-year-old Dennis Hernandez allegedly approached the victim early Sunday morning at his home off Highway 3033 and without warning shot off one round in the man's direction.

The victim was hit by ricochet according the arrest report, causing "several BB size wounds."

Police were called and found the gun on Hernandez's property.

His charges include aggravated assault with a firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Hernandez's bond is listed at $2,500.


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