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.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Iberville Parish Council opposes Baton Rouge development
$1,000 donation made to local anti-violence program in honor of Wayde Sims
Local non-profit teaches children how to fix, maintain bikes
Knock Knock Children's Museum offering two free days over the holidays
Zachary police clean up the streets; 8 suspected drug dealers arrested