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BOGALUSA, La. (WGNO) — A man is in the custody of the Bogalusa Police Department in connection to a shooting that happened at the beginning of the year.

According to BPD, on Saturday, Jan. 14, officers responded to a call of shots fired at the Ivy Trace Apartments. While on the scene, officers say a man was found outside of his apartment suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Through an investigation, police were able to identify Raymond May as an alleged suspect in the shooting. May was arrested during a traffic stop on a vehicle in which he was a passenger.

During the stop, police say May was allegedly found in possession of a 9 mm handgun, multiple extended magazines and a large assortment of ammunition.

May faces the following charges:

  • Attempted second-degree murder
  • Illegal use of weapons
  • Aggravated criminal damage to property

Police say that additional arrests are expected in the case.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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