Woman plots with brother, friend to shoot child's father
BATON ROUGE – A woman was arrested after police say she plotted with her brother and friend to shoot her child's father.
Apriel Bennett, 27, was arrested on four charges of principal to attempted first degree murder, principal to aggravated assault with a firearm and principal to simple battery.
According to arrest documents, Bennett intentionally started an argument with her child's father in order to get him to return to her home on Midway Avenue after he dropped the child off to her.
22-year-old Marcus Bennett and 23-year-old Chosen Roach were at the home at the time of the planned argument. The victim told officers that Bennett called him yelling and cursing at him about something wrong with their child's eye. According to arrest documents, the victim returned to Bennett's home to see about their son and when he arrived the two began to argue outside of the home.
Bennett's brother and friend then surrounded him and pulled out guns. While Marcus punched the victim in the head, Roach held him at gunpoint. Both attackers then fled the scene in a vehicle and fired back at the victim.
Apriel was arrested on the above charges. Additionally, Marcus and Roach were also arrested.