Man shot in Desoto Parish; suspect found

DESOTO PARISH, LA (KSLA) – Louisiana State Police have arrested a man in connection to a shooting in Desoto Parish.

State police tell us that the suspect's car was spotted on US 84, just west of Interstate-49.

That's when police pulled him over and made the arrest.

State Police say that there was a rifle in the car, but at this time, they're unsure if that's the actual rifle that was used in the shooting.

He also displayed strong signs of impairment. He's being charged with DWI and driving with a suspended license.

Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle tells us that the victim, a man, was shot in the back.

Sheriff Arbuckle says they are still gathering information at the scene, and he doesn't know the condition of the victim.

He also said that he is not releasing the victims name at this time.

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