Man wanted for attempted 2nd-degree murder in Alexandria captured in Mansura

Jimie R. Jones
Jimie R. Jones(Source: Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jun. 7, 2022 at 5:02 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 10, 2022 at 10:42 AM CDT
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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - A man wanted for attempted second-degree murder in Alexandria was captured Thursday, June 9 in Mansura, according to the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office.

APSO said a Mansura police officer spotted Jimie R. Jones’ vehicle at a home on Drouin Street. An hour after authorities arrived at the home, APSO said Jones voluntarily surrendered. He reportedly had three-day-old trauma to one of his feet and was transported to Rapides Hospital.

The Alexandria Police Department was notified, and Jones was subsequently transported back to Rapides Parish to face his charges of attempted second-degree murder and contempt of court.

APD said Jones is suspected of shooting a gun from his vehicle around 3:15 a.m. on Monday, June 6 in the area of North Mall Drive, allegedly targeting his ex-girlfriend.

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