MacArthur Drive shooting and arrest
This press release comes from the Alexandria Police Department
ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - The Alexandria Police have made an arrest in a shooting incident that occurred around 7:29 a.m. this morning in the 200 block of MacArthur Drive. The altercation started over a cellphone and escalated to the point where the suspect produced a firearm which he then fired at the victim. The victim was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Leonardo Martinez Jr., 23, of Ball, was charged with aggravated second degree battery, illegal carrying of a weapon, possession of CDS 1, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
If anyone has information about this incident, please contact the detective division at 318-449-5099.
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