UPDATE: MPD makes an arrest in the Christmas Day shooting that killed two

Michael Jacobs, Jr.
Courtesy: Ouachita Parish Corrections Center

UPDATE: MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Monroe police say they have made an arrest in the Christmas day shooting.

According to police, Michael Jacobs, Jr. has been taken into custody.

UPDATE: MONROE, La. (12/29/2020 1:43 PM) — Investigators have identified a suspect in the Christmas Day shooting deaths of two men in Monroe.

According to the Monroe Police Department, investigators are looking for Michael Jacobs Jr.

Jacobs is now wanted for two counts of Second Degree Murder.

If you have seen Jacobs or know where he is at, please call the Monroe Police Department at 318-329-2600 or Crime Stoppers of North Delta at 318-388-2274.

UPDATE: MONROE, La. (12/26/2020 12:45 PM) — According to officials, the second victim in yesterday’s shooting in the 2100 block of Desiard St. has passed away.

Both victims have been identified as Johnny Lister, 37-yrs-old of Monroe, and Jakannis Golden 25-yrs-old of Monroe.

The investigation is still ongoing and we will update this article as we receive new information.

MONROE, La. (12/26/2020) — According to authorities, they’re investigating a shooting that happened on Christmas Day on Desiard Street.

Authorities say they responded to a shooting at approximately 3:00 p.m. on Christmas, December 25th, 2020, where they found two adult males who had been shot.

Since the shooting, one victim is confirmed deceased while the other is in serious condition.

Detectives say they are currently working the case and following up on any available leads.

Investigators would like to remind the public, if you have any available information, you’re asked to contact the Monroe police or Crime Stoppers of North Delta at 318-388-CASH(2274) or Crimestoppersnorthdelta.com.

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