Monroe police urgently
need your helping solving a shooting that left a 17-year-old nursing a gunshot wound to the foot. Police say there is a possibility there could be more victims.
Monroe police rushed to a
shooting call on the 1900 block of Samuel
Drive, which is near Highway 165 South.
Just after midnight, police spotted a trail
of fresh blood, but didn’t find any victims on the ground.
Monroe police say a group
of about ten black men were arguing outside, when the fight escalated into
gunfire. Witnesses report hearing several rounds fired outside.
A witness told police that one black man
was seen running away after getting shot, and says another victim scattered in
the other direction, possibly with gunshot wounds.
Police say that one shooting victim checked
into E.A. Conway, with a wound to his ankle.
Monroe police are still
looking for the shooter and other possible victims to come forward.
If you know anything about the Samuel Drive
shooting, call Monroe Police at 329-2600.