THIBODAUX, La. -- A man is in jail after police say he shot a woman in the head and then tried to set her on fire.

Police said around 9:30 a.m., they were called out the 1700 block of Midland Drive.

When they arrived, police said they found Kai Williams trying to burn the body of someone who had been shot in the head.

The victim was brought to an area hospital when police said she later died.

Police have not released the victim's identity, pending family notification.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call police at (985) 446-5021.