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Grant Parish man arrested for parking lot shooting

The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a Colfax man in connection with a shooting incident...
The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a Colfax man in connection with a shooting incident in a Verda parking lot over the weekend.(GPSO)
Published: Sep. 6, 2021 at 11:19 AM CDT
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VERDA, La. (KALB) - The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a Colfax man in connection with a shooting in a Verda parking lot over the weekend.

GPSO responded to a report of someone shooting at a vehicle in the parking lot. Deputies learned the person that shot the vehicle was confronted by the vehicle’s owner, which led to a dispute. During the struggle, the suspect fired the gun, hitting the vehicle’s owner in the leg.

Joshua Fletcher, 40, of 211 J. N Fletcher Road in Colfax, was arrested on three charges, including illegal use of a weapon, damage to property and possession of a firearm on the premises of an alcoholic beverage.

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