Monroe PD investigating shooting at Motel 6

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Police are investigating a shooting that happened Monday evening in Monroe.

According to Monroe police, it happened around 5:30.

They say a 27-year-old man was shot in the chest area outside the Motel 6 off Highway 165. He was airlifted to Shreveport.

Investigators have released photos of the suspect from surveillance video at the motel. If you recognize the individual, you are asked to call Monroe Police.