One dead after Winnfield shooting

Monte Alexander

WINNFIELD, La. (KNOE 8 News/Winnfield Police Department)- A man is dead after a shooting at a Winnfield club early Thursday morning.

Winnfield Police Officers say they responded to reports of a shooting around 1:35 a.m. They arrived to find 37-year-old Monte Alexander lying in the doorway of the club with several gunshot wounds.

Officers say witnesses tell them a fight broke out in the parking lot. Shots were apparently fired as Alexander was going back into the club.

Alexander was taken to Winn Parish Medical Center where he was later died.

30 year old Porcia D. Sanders of Winnfield has been arrested in connection to Alexander's death. She's awaiting a bond hearing in the Winnfield City jail on 2nd Degree Murder charges.

The shooting is still under investigation. Winnfield Police officers are asking any unknown witnesses to contact them at (318) 628-3511.


Monte Alexander
Porchia Sanders