INDEPENDENCE, LA (NBC33) — A 48-year-old man from Independence was arrested after he allegedly struck a woman in the face and then fired off a shotgun at her home.
The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the incident occurred on Thursday, June 6 at roughly 8:30 a.m. Everett Turner was arrested for the crime.
Officials say Turner got into a fight with a woman and hit her. He then armed himself with a shotgun and fired it at the home as he sped away in his vehicle.
The female victim’s car was damaged from the gunfire, but no one was injured.
Turner was arrested and charged with Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, Criminal Damage to Property, Simple Battery and 3 outstanding warrants.