Suspect arrested for murder, attempted murder following shooting on Enterprise Road

Enterprise Road Shooting
Published: Nov. 13, 2022 at 6:38 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 14, 2022 at 11:04 AM CST
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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - An Alexandria man has been arrested for second degree murder and attempted murder, following a shooting that happened Sunday, November 13. News Channel 5 learned that this was a domestic incident.

According to the Alexandria Police Department, multiple gunshots were fired at an apartment complex in the 1300 block of Enterprise Road around 4 p.m. Marion Peterson, 71, was identified as the suspect.

Marion Peterson, 71, of Alexandria, was arrested for murder and attempted murder on Nov. 13,...
Marion Peterson, 71, of Alexandria, was arrested for murder and attempted murder on Nov. 13, 2022.(RPSO)

Peterson was arrested later that evening for one count of second degree murder, one count of attempted second degree murder and two counts of contempt of court (9/21/22). His bond was set at $1,503,000.

Two victims were found at the scene. Lauren Walker, 51, was fatally shot. A 68-year-old male sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital.

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