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2 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at Natchitoches gas station

NATCHITOCHES, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Police are investigating a shooting that killed two people and injured a third at a Natchitoches gas station early Saturday morning. Police say officers were called to the French Market Express in the 5100 block of University Parkway around 2:30 a.m. to investigate reports of gunshots in the area. They arrived to find 21-year-old Marquis Evans of Natchitoches and 23-year-old Daniel Williams of Creston, and another unnamed victim suffering from gunshot wounds.
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2 dead, 1 injured in Natchitoches shooting

NATCHITOCHES, La. (KSLA) - Investigators with the Natchitoches Police Department are working to learn more about a shooting that left two men dead and another injured. At the scene, they found Marquis Evans, 21, (of Natchitoches) Daniel Williams, 23 (of Creston) and another man suffering from gunshot wounds. Evans was...
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Early morning fire at tire store under investigation

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - The City of Alexandria Fire Department is investigating the cause of a four-alarm fire early this morning at Despino’s Tire Service on MacArthur Drive. Interim Fire Chief Curtis Beauregard said the department received the call at approximately 3:15 a.m. He said six pumper trucks, two...
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Natchitoches Police investigate homicide on University Parkway

NATCHITOCHES, La. - The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a shooting that killed two individuals and injured a third person early Saturday morning. The shooting happened around 2:30 a.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department were dispatched to the 5100 block of University Parkway (French Market Express) in reference to a report of gunshots in the area. Upon officers arrival they located Marquis Evans, 21, of Natchitoches, Daniel Williams, 23, of Creston and another individual suffering from gunshot wounds.
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Tire store fire under investigation in Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA – The Alexandria Fire Department is investigating the cause of a four-alarm fire early Saturday morning at Despino Tire on MacArthur Drive. The department received the call at approximately 3:15 a.m, according to Interim Fire Chief Curtis Beauregard. Six pumper trucks, two aerial trucks and two med cars responded from the city along with units from Rapides Parish Fire District No. 2 and England Airpark.
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Louisiana trooper arrested in Atlanta on DWI, placed on administrative leave

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A Louisiana state trooper has been placed on leave after being arrested on a DWI charge in Atlanta. Louisiana State Police said in a news release that 34-year-old Aubin Young of Lake Charles, who was assigned to patrol in Troop D, was arrested by Atlanta police after 2 a.m. Thursday after an officer saw him driving in the wrong direction.
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Former Pineville Rebel Cody Ford gives back to his former school

PINEVILLE, La. (KALB) - Cody Ford, the former Pineville Rebel and current Buffalo Bill’s offensive lineman, held a giveaway at Pineville High School on June 24, 2022. Ford gave away shirts, footballs, pants and more brand-new equipment to the Rebels. The former Pineville Rebel said that he is happy...
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Lake Charles Trooper Placed on Leave Following Off-Duty DWI Arrest

Baton Rouge, LA – Yesterday, Louisiana State Police Troop D was contacted by the Atlanta Police Department in reference to the arrest of an off-duty Louisiana State Trooper. Officials with the Atlanta Police Department indicated that shortly before 2:00am yesterday morning, 34-year-old Aubin Young of Lake Charles was arrested for DWI and other traffic charges following a traffic stop. Young, currently assigned to patrol in the Troop D Lake Charles area, has been placed on administrative leave pending the investigation with all law enforcement property recovered by the department. Young has been employed with LSP since 2017.
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