Homicide Investigation 500 Block of Avoyelles Drive

The Alexandria Police Department was dispatched to the 500 block of Avoyelles Drive in reference to shots fired on May 13 around 11:13 pm.  When officers arrived, the body of a 19-year-old black male was found deceased from apparent gunshot wounds.  The victim has been identified as Dontravius Williams of Alexandria.

The Alexandria Police Department Detective Division arrested Brian Johnson, 18 of Alexandria, on June 1 for one count of Second Degree Murder and one count of Unlawful Possession of a Machine Gun.  Johnson is currently in jail at Rapides Parish Detention Center for an arrest on May 26 for two counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

This is currently an ongoing investigation.

If anyone has any information about this incident or any other type of crime in the Alexandria area, please contact the Alexandria Police Detective Division at the phone number (318) 441-6416, or APD Dispatch (318) 441-6559.

For a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers of Cenla at (318) 443-7867.  The Crime Stoppers P3 Tipster App can also be downloaded to leave tips and get a claim number for a cash reward at http://www.p3tips.com/community/mobile/

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