Shooting Spree Results in One Critical Patient

The early Saturday morning hours proved to be exhausting for Winnfield Police Officers as they responded to multiple gunshot calls. They first responded to a report of gunfire at a car in the Maplewood apartment complex on South Jones Street. The car was occupied by 2 males. The driver received minor injuries from broken glass. He was treated at the scene and released. He reported hearing at least 6 shots in the area.

A 911 call from the Winn Parish Medical Center reported a gunshot victim at the Emergency Room. The victim was identified as Montais Brown of Winnfield. Brown sustained injuries from 6 shots to his back. It was discovered to have occurred at the Maplewood complex. He was not an occupant of the earlier vehicle. Brown was transferred to Rapides Regional Medical Center where he has undergone 3 different surgeries over the weekend. He is currently listed as in critical condition.


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