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70-Year-Old Opelousas Woman Shoots Husband During Argument

OPELOUSAS- Opelousas Police say, a 70-year-old woman has been arrested, accused of shooting her husband.

Police say, Hazel Edwards, shot her husband during an argument they were having yesterday afternoon at their Stateman Road residence. Following the shooting, Edwards called police, telling them she shot her husband.

Edwards is currently behind bars and is being charged with attempted second-degree murder.

Chief Martin McLendon, says there is no word on her husband’s condition but he was initially sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.