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APD Investigating Thursday Afternoon Shooting

Alexandria, La. (Oct. 20, 2022) – The Alexandria Police Department is looking for a suspect in connection with a shooting that injured two people this afternoon at the intersection of Sunset Drive and Monroe Street.

APD officers responded around 2:25 p.m. to the intersection in reference to several reports of shots fired in the area. Upon arrival, officers found two male victims, ages 45 and 30, both of Alexandria, with non-life threatening wounds. Both were transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Detectives have no suspects at this time.

If anyone has any information about this incident, or any other crimes in the Alexandria area, please contact the Alexandria Police Detective Division at (318) 441-6460, or APD Dispatch at (318) 441-6559.

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