Update: 2 victims identified in Saturday’s Standifer shooting in Monroe

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UPDATE: The Ouachita Parish police say they have identified two victims in connection with a shooting that took place Saturday June 19, 2021 on Standifer Avenue in Monroe.

18-year-old Xavier Wright is one of the victims who is was treated and released from the hospital.

The second victim is a juvenile, whose identity will not be identified. According to a press release, the juvenile victim is still hospitalized and in stable condtion.

The Ouachita Parish Sheriffs Department says this is an open and ongoing investigation.


MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — In a release from the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office, there was a shooting shortly before 4pm on Saturday June 19 on the 1700 block of Standifer Ave in Monroe that has left 2 wounded.

Both victims have been transported to the hospital and are receiving treatment. No further details are available at this time, but the investigation is currently ongoing.

This altercation is the second shooting investigation reported on June 19, and more info will be released when it is available.

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