APD makes arrest of local man in attempted murder case

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Alexandria Police are currently investigating an early morning shooting that occurred in the 20 Block of Chester Street. The incident was reported to A.P.D. just after midnight. Officers arrived on scene and located a male subject being treated by E.M.S. for a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was later transported to a local hospital for further treatment.

A.P.D. detectives and crime scene were called out and initiated the investigation.

Desmond Donte Harris, 18 of Alexandria, was taken into custody on scene without incident and charged in connection with the above referenced incident.

Harris was booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center on:

1 Count – Attemped First Degree Murder

This incident is still under investigation and no other details are available for release at this time.

The victim remains hospitalized in what medical personal categorize as “Stable” condition.

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