Louisiana woman arrested for allegedly shooting boyfriend in throat

BUNKIE, La. (KALB) - A Bunkie woman is behind bars after allegedly shooting her boyfriend after a verbal altercation on Sunday morning.

Brittney Franklin - Source: Bunkie Police Department

Around 2:30 a.m. the Bunkie Police Department, along with Cottonport Police and Bunkie Fire and Rescue, responded to the scene on Wavell Street. That’s where they found a male suspect with a gunshot wound to the throat.

He was brought to the hospital for treatment and is in intensive care.

Police arrested Brittney Franklin, 27, for attempted second degree murder. She was booked into the Avoyelles Parish Jail.

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