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Man arrested after stray bullet hits sleeping woman

2 years 11 months 2 weeks ago November 06, 2013 Nov 6, 2013 Wednesday, November 06 2013 November 06, 2013 8:47 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Zach Correa

CONVENT, LA - St. James Parish Deputies said a sleeping woman was hit by a stray bullet after gunshots rang out in a trailer park.

Investigators believe the gunshots originated from a group of suspects that were burglarizing trailers in the Sugar Hill RV Park.

According to detectives, the suspects started shooting after a resident startled them.

Deputies arrested two juveniles and an adult for the burglaries.  The adult involved is Lydelle Martin, Jr.

The woman who was shot suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital.

The St. James Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident.

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