*UPDATE* Wanted for Attempted Murder

(2/10/2019, 1700 hrs) At approximately 3:30 pm Feb. 10, Leandra McNeal turned himself in to detectives at the Alexandria Police Department. He was subsequently booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center and charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder.

“As always, I want to commend our detectives in the Crimes Against Persons Division for their hard work investigating this shooting,” said Chief Jerrod King. “I also want to thank the tremendous support from the community, from people who have shared this information to those who have called in. We are lucky in Alexandria to have such a strong relationship with our residents and their support helps us do our jobs every day. We at the Alexandria Police Department will continue to strive to make these relationships even better.”

The shooting is still under investigation, and further details will be forthcoming as they become available.

(2/8/2019, 1115 hrs) APD is asking for assistance locating a wanted subject, 19-year-old Leandra McNeal. McNeal is wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred at 6th Street and John Thomas Street in the night of February 5. McNeal is known to hang out on this corner and in the nearby area.

McNeal should be considered armed and dangerous; if you see him, do not approach. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Leandra McNeal, please contact the Alexandria Police Department Detective Division at (318) 441-6416, or after hours call Dispatch at (318) 449-5099.