UPDATE: Police make arrest in downtown Monroe shooting

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UPDATE: MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Monroe Police say they have made an arrest in the November 6th shooting in downtown Monroe. According to police, Monroe Police Department Investigators have arrested a 14-year-old juvenile.

Detectives say they got information and found evidence establishing that the teen was the shooting suspect. The teen was booked into the Green Oaks Detention Center for two counts of Attempted Second Degree Murder. 

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On Saturday November 6, officers with the Monroe Police Department were called to the scene of a shooting on the 400 block of Desiard Street.

Per the release, there was a large group of juveniles gathered in the area and a fight broke out.

During the altercation, shots were fired and a 16-year-old and 11-year-old were wounded. Both of the unnamed juveniles were treated at a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Monroe Police are asking that anyone with information regarding this incident please contact them at 318-329-2600 or Crimestoppers of North Delta at 318-388-CASH(2274), all calls are kept confidential.

We will continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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