Alexandria man arrested after allegedly firing shots at couple - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Alexandria man arrested after allegedly firing shots at couple

© Kevin White © Kevin White

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – The Alexandria Police Department arrest an Alexandria man after he allegedly fires gunshots at a couple coming home from an outing.

According to APD, an officer heard gun shots on July 20, around 4:10 p.m. in the 2200 Block of Vance Ave.

The officer notified dispatch and preceded into the alley way between Rensselear and Yale streets, where the shots reportedly came from.

The officer said he found a male subject holding a shotgun. The officer attempted to detain the subject for questioning, but the man fled on foot.  After a short pursuit, the officer detained 40-year-old Kevin White and recovered the weapon.

White reportedly shot at a couple returning home. He allegedly thought the couple spotted him breaking into a vehicle the night before.

White was arrested and charged with one count of one count of aggravated assault with a firearm, one count of illegal use of a weapon and one count of resisting arrest.

 The man White allegedly fired shots at was 26-year-old Derek Hardwick of Alexandria. He was also reportedly arrested for retrieving a weapon and shooting it into the air, after being fired upon by White.

No one was reportedly injured.

The investigation is ongoing.

No other details have been released at this time.


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