Woman shot in arm, killed in LaPlace

LAPLACE, La. 00 Police are investigating a homicide in LaPlace after finding a woman dead with a gunshot wound to her arm.

According to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies and EMS responded to the report of a woman shot in an aparment in the 300 block of East Airline Highway around 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16.

On arrival, deputies found a 46-year-old woman with an apparent gunshot wound to her arm. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

No suspects have been named and the investigation is active according to police.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office TIPS line at 985-359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

(© 2016 WWL)


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