The Ruston Police Department is seeking the whereabouts of Deontrell Marquis Hunter  B/M  25 YOA from Ruston.  A warrant for his arrest on the charge of Attempted Second Degree Murder has been issued stemming from an incident on October 19, 2019; and detectives are attempting to locate him.  Hunter is possibly still in the Ruston area and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Deontrell Marquis Hunter is requested to contact the Ruston Police Department’s Criminal Investigative Division at 318-255-4141 or Crimestoppers of Lincoln Parish.  Crimestopper information can be given in several ways; either by calling 318-255-1111, text a tip to "TIP515 plus your message" to CRIMES (274637), or submit a tip online at  But please keep in mind that crimes in progress should always be reported immediately to the appropriate law enforcement agency or by calling 911.


Ruston/Lincoln Crime Stoppers is offering a CASH REWARD up to $2,000 for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of any suspect(s) in this or any other felony crime.