MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD)- On Monday, May 10, the Monroe Police Department responded to shots fired on the 200 block of Pargoud Drive in Monroe.
According to arrest reports, 21-year-old Mason Stewart had battered the mother of his child.
Several people were present during the altercation and one man attempted to stop Stewart from hitting her. That’s when Stewart fired one single round into the victim’s torso.
The victim was transferred to Oschener Hospital where he was treated for a gunshot wound.
Several witnesses testified to seeing Stewart physically harm the mother of his child and shoot the man who was trying to stop him from hitting her.
Stewart has been booked into the Ouachita Parish Correctional Center.