Ball man arrested following weekend shooting

RPSO

BALL, La. (RPSO) - A Ball man was arrested for aggravated second-degree battery following an altercation over the weekend.

RPSO responded to Birkland Drive in Ball in reference to a shooting on November 17.

Witnesses said the suspect, Cadden Barker, 18, engaged in a verbal altercation with the victim. Barker allegedly armed himself with a firearm and shot the victim during the altercation.

Detectives and deputies were able to develop sufficient probable cause for Barker's arrest in reference to aggravated second-degree battery.

Barker was transported and booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center. He was released the following day after posting a $10,000 bond.

The victim was transported to a local area hospital and is in stable condition.

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