Shooting on Monroe Basketball court

Sep 25, 2017

A Monroe man is in jail after allegedly shooting an innocent bystander. Monroe Police think Michael Goins had a long time feud with a man. Goins found him at Benoit Recreation Center.

Police say an altercation started and Goins produced a gun then fire into a group of five juveniles on a basketball court. According to the Police report Goins missed his target and the bullet struck the wrong person.

Goins fled but was later apprehended. He is in the Ouachita Correctional Center on charges of attempted 2nd degree murder, aggravated assault with a firearm, illegal use of a weapon, battery and having a firearm in a fire arm free zone. Goins has a $320,000 bond.