West Monroe man faces murder charges from shooting at Kingsway Apartments

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Monroe, La. — A West Monroe man is behind bars charged with 2nd Degree Murder.

It happened Tuesday, April 6th just after 3:00 p.m. at the Kingsway Apartments on the 4200 block of Elm St.

Officers found Annais King near Apartment 56 suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers and Acadian Ambulance crew members attempted life-saving procedures at the scene, but King died as a result of his injuries.

Officers were able to take the suspect, Decarvious Sellers, into custody.

*Note: This article was updated to reflect the correct spelling of the victims name, Annais.*

Decarvious Sellers

Sellers has been arrested and charged with one count of 2nd Degree Murder and Illegal Carrying of a Weapon.

At the time of Tuesday’s homicide, Sellers was awaiting Attempted 2nd Degree Murder charges stemming from a March of 2020 shooting at Shelling Elementary.

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