Crowley police investigate shooting death
Crowley Police responded to their first homicide call for the 2018 calendar year on Friday, May 25, 2018.
Police received a call at approximately 12:11 a.m. in the 1200 block of Lurose Drive in Crowley. Officers responded to the residence to discover a black female laying prone with blood around her head area.
Witness accounts placed a person of interest - an ex-boyfriend - at the residence immediately prior to the shooting. The victim had a temporary restraining order against the ex-boyfriend.
The person of interest was discovered a short time after the incident, where he was taken into custody and is presently being interviewed by detectives. More information will follow as details become available.
The victim was pronounced dead by the Acadia Parish Coroner’s Office and she was transported to the Calcasieu Forensics Laboratory in Lake Charles for autopsy. Her name is being withheld for a short time pending the notification of family.