UPDATE: West Monroe murder suspect booked into OCC, $2 million bond
UPDATE (12/14/21 3:30 p.m.)
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Christopher Williams, 23, of West Monroe, was booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, after 2:00 p.m.
His total bond amount is set for $2,000,000.00.
According to police, Christopher D. Williams walked up to a car parked just a couple of blocks from Interstate 20 and asked the man inside to give him some money. When the man refused, police say the man was shot.
WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Authorities in south Arkansas have captured a man wanted on a warrant out of northeast Louisiana.
The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department received a call about a suspicious person Thursday morning. Police say they made contact with him in the 700 block of Hickory Street in Texarkana, Ark. around 8 a.m.
Texarkana police say they identified him as Christopher Williams, 23, of West Monroe.
According to a news release from the police department, Williams is wanted for attempted second-degree murder out of Ouachita Parish.
Williams was taken into custody, transported to the Miller County Jail, and is currently awaiting extradition to Monroe.
In Sept. 2021, an arrest warrant was obtained for Williams for attempted second-degree murder. West Monroe police responded to a shooting that happened at the 300 block of South 2nd. Street in West Monroe on Sept. 19.
Ouachita Parish Clerk of Court records stated a male victim was parked on South 2nd Street, and sitting inside the vehicle when Williams approached him and asked him for money. When the victim refused, Williams fired two rounds striking the victim in the torso and thigh.
The victim was transported to a local hospital by residents at the 300 block of South 2nd Street, according to public records.
Video surveillance captured the shooting on Sept. 19.
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