Bossier City Police Department has arrested an 18-year-old man for shooting a man multiple times just before noon on Wednesday (6/15/22).

At 11:22 a.m., officers were dispatched to a shooting on Boone Street near Nattin Street where they found a black male lying in the road with multiple gunshot wounds.

During the initial investigation, Laterence Jurell Arkansas, 18, who lives on John Wesley Boulevard, was identified as the shooter in this incident. Officers began to search for Arkansas who was later found at 2:14 p.m. at an apartment in the 400 block of John Wesley Blvd. Arkansas was taken into custody after the incident.

Arkansas was booked into the Bossier City Jail and charged with one count of Attempted Second Degree Murder, one count of Illegal Use of a Weapon, and one count of Aggravated Criminal Property Damage. His bond is set at $545,000.

The victim is currently receiving treatment for life-threatening injuries at Ochsner LSU Medical Center.

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