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According to eyewitness accounts, a fatal shooting this weekend in Monroe this weekend was the end result of an argument over shoes.

The report from the Monroe News Star says that it all started with an argument 38-year old Dexstavious Deon James and his brother were having with Marshall L. Carter over some Nike shoes.

Allegedly, James' brother produced a pistol during the argument.  When he attempted to fire it, the gun jammed.  The warrant issued for Dexstavious' arrest claims that he took the pistol from his brother, cleared it, then fired one round - striking Carter in the head and killing him.  James claimed that he was jerking the gun away from his brother when it went off and killed Carter.

Officers with the Monroe Police Department arrested the Shreveport resident, and booked him into the Ouachita Correctional Center.  He is being charged with one count of second-degree murder and one count of failure to pay child support obligation.  He is being held on a $1,002,500 bond.

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