APD investigating fatal shooting in Magnolia Street area

Published: Jan. 20, 2023 at 9:07 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 20, 2023 at 11:37 AM CST
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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - An Alexandria man was killed in a shooting that happened early Friday morning, (Jan. 20), in the 12th Street and Magnolia Street area. Detectives are trying to identify the unknown suspect. This is Alexandria’s first homicide of 2023.

According to the Alexandria Police Department, officers were dispatched to the area around 1:22 a.m. in reference to something being shot. They found the victim laying on the ground in front of the apartments in the 500 block of Magnolia Street. Medical personnel took the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after.

The victim has been identified as Alfred Jerome King, 34, of Alexandria.

APD is investigating, but the suspect remains unknown at this time.

If anyone has any information about this incident, or any other crimes in the Alexandria area, please contact the Alexandria Police Detective Division at (318) 441-6416, or APD Dispatch (318) 441-6559.

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