Estranged husband opens fire on family home in Luling
LULING - St. Charles Sheriff's deputies are investigating early morning dispute between family members in Luling, WWL-TV reports.
According to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office, William Canada, Jr., the estranged husband of a woman who was staying with her parents in the Ashton Plantation neighborhood in Luling, arrived at the home around 4 a.m.
Canada opened fire on the home and the woman’s father got his weapon and returned fire. The father was able to shoot three times before he was struck in the chest by one of Canada’s bullets, according to deputies.
The woman’s father was transported to the hospital where he is in stable condition.
Canada tried to flee but was apprehended and in custody. According to the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office, two gallons of gasoline and a Molotov cocktail was found in Canada’s car.