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West Monroe man arrested on attempted second-degree murder warrant



MONROE, La. – Authorities have arrested a West Monroe man accused of attempted second-degree murder. The incident happened on May 10, 2021.

According to the Monroe Police Department, they responded to the 200 block of Pargoud Drive in Monroe regarding a shooting. Police say it was reported that 21-year-old Mason Pierre Stewart had beaten his girlfriend who is also the mother of his child and as another individual tried to stop him, Stewart pulled a weapon and shot that person in the torso area.

MPD says the victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Stewart’s girlfriend told police that she witnessed Stewart shoot the victim as he was trying to stop Stewart from hitting her. Police say they spoke to the victim and he also identified Stewart as the person who shot him.

Stewart was booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center on the charges of attempted second-degree murder and domestic abuse battery.