UPDATE: Man wanted for Christmas morning shooting turns himself in

Updated mugshot of Latron Jones, 30 of Monroe. (12-28-2021)
Updated mugshot of Latron Jones, 30 of Monroe. (12-28-2021)(OPSO)
Published: Dec. 25, 2021 at 11:04 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 29, 2021 at 2:06 PM CST
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MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Monroe PD says Latron Jones turned himself in Tuesday morning.

Before 4:00 a.m. on Dec. 25, 2021, a family dispute led to a shooting on Deloach St. Fendall said the victim, who died from his injuries, was identified as Jones’ cousin.

Monroe detectives obtained a warrant on Jones for second-degree murder on Christmas Day.

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Monroe police are investigating a shooting on Christmas morning.

Monroe Police Department’s Public Information Officer Michael Fendall says officers responded to a shooting in the 2400 block of Deloach St. shortly before 4:00 a.m. on Christmas.

A press release sent out to KNOE 8 News stated officers located the victim, Fransqwur Harris. Harris was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and died from his injuries.

According to Monroe police’s initial investigation, a family dispute occurred that led to the shooting. Fendall says the suspect has been identified as the victim’s cousin, Latron Jones.

In Saturday’s press release, Fendall states that detectives have obtained a warrant on Jones for second-degree murder.

The community has been asked by MPD to contact the agency at 318-329-2600 or Crimestoppers of North Delta at 318-388-CASH (2274) if anyone has information on Jones’ whereabouts.

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