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Two suspects in custody after shooting over ex-girlfriend

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Two men are now in police custody after shooting over an ex-girlfriend.

Friday afternoon, Monroe Police responded to a reported shooting that occurred on Blanks Street. The investigation revealed that two brothers drove to the above location so that one of the brothers, Quinterrius Puckett, could visit an ex-girlfriend.

While there, Vonterrius White, the girl's new boyfriend according to police, became upset when he saw Puckett talking to the girl.  White produced a handgun and began threatening Puckett for talking to the female. The brother of Puckett was seated in his vehicle and observed Puckett being threatened by the subject with the handgun. The brother also produced a handgun and went to the aid of Puckett.

Several shots were fired by both subjects. White was struck one time in the arm and was transported to a local hospital where he was being treated for serious injuries. Puckett suffered a minor grazing wound to his head and did not require medical attention.

Monroe Police were able to secure all firearms and have the two brothers in custody. Puckett is alleged to have battered the ex-girlfriend during the confrontation. He was arrested and booked at OCC for Domestic Battery charges.

Upon his release from the hospital, Vonterrius White was arrested and booked at OCC on Attempted 2nd Degree Murder and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. White’s bond was set at $515,000.

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