APD investigating attempted homicide Saturday night

Alexandria, LA (04/16/2023)


The Alexandria Police Department (APD) is investigating an attempted homicide that took place yesterday afternoon.


On Saturday, April 15th, at approximately 08:04 PM, the Alexandria Police Department was dispatched to the area of 15th Street and Madison Street in reference to reports of gunshots, and someone being shot. Upon Officers arrival, they discovered a 63-year old male from Alexandria, LA, that had been shot, laying near that intersection. The victim was taken to a local hospital by ambulance, and was treated for his life threatening wounds. The victim is currently stable, but still is in critical condition.


Alexandria Police Detectives are investigating the matter, but there are no suspects at this time.


This is currently an ongoing investigation.


If anyone has any information about this incident, or any other type crimes in the Alexandria area, please contact the Alexandria Police Detective Division at phone number (318) 441-6416, or APD Dispatch (318) 441-6559.


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