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Police seek suspect in early morning shooting

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Source: Monroe Police Dept. Source: Monroe Police Dept.

MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Monroe Police are investigating the shooting of a man who was hit while he was getting out of his car.

It happened at 1:00 Monday morning in the 1600 block of Dawnview. Upon arrival, officers found OC Hicks had suffered several gunshots wounds while in the driveway. 

The investigation revealed Hicks was getting out of his vehicle when he was approached by an unknown subject in a white vehicle and gunshots were fired from this vehicle.  The vehicle fled the area. 

No other subjects at the scene were injured.  Hicks was transported to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition in ICU.  Police say Hicks has a history of drug-related arrests.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to call Crimestoppers at 388.2274 or Monroe Detectives at 329.2600. 

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