Iowa shooting suspect taken into custody in Lafayette

Authorities investigating Iowa shooting

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - A woman who authorities believe is responsible for an early morning shooting on Eugine Lane in Iowa early Tuesday morning has been taken into custody, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office said.

Kaley N. Murray, 23, of Sulphur has been taken into custody in Lafayette with the assistance of the Lafayette Police Department, Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office, Louisiana State Police, Carencro Police Department, and the Marshal’s Office Task Force.

Spokeswoman Kayla Vincent says deputies were dispatched a residence on Eugine Lane in reference to a shooting around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.

On arrival, deputies say they located two victims, ages 10 and 28, who were suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives were told by residents of the home that Murray was responsible for the shooting.

When detectives reviewed video surveillance from the home they say they saw Murray, who is an acquaintance of one of the residents, standing at the front of the home kicking the door. The footage then showed Murray shoot at the residence several times before leaving.

Murry faces two counts of aggravated battery, six counts of aggravated property damage, and the illegal use of a weapon during a violent crime.

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