2 arrested in wake of shooting; 1 charged with attempted murder

1 arrested in Natchitoches shooting, 1 charged in connection
Marcus Easley (Source: NPD)
Marcus Easley (Source: NPD)

NATCHITOCHES, LA (KSLA) - A man was behind bars Friday night after being charged with trying to kill another man.

Kourtney King, 20, was booked into Natchitoches Parish Detention Center on a charge of attempted first-degree murder.

Natchitoches police Department also arrested 20-year-old Marcus Easley on one count each of illegal possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and discharging a firearm in the city limits.

He also was booked into Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.

The shooting happened about 10 p.m. Friday in the 800 block of Posey Street.

The man who was shot was taken to Natchitoches Parish Regional Medical Center for treatment of a gunshot wound to one of his legs.

Police said they got a warrant for King's arrest after gathering evidence and conducting interviews.

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