Monroe woman accused of stabbing, trying to set someone on fire

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - A Monroe woman is accused of stabbing someone and trying to set that person on fire.

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19-year old Shaquita Brown is accused of pouring rubbing alcohol on the victim and trying to light the victim on fire. When that didn't work, she allegedly stabbed the victim in the chest with a knife. When she tried to do it again a witness took her knife away. Brown claimed the victim tried to strangle her. Police are still in investigating.

Brown is charged with attempted arson and attempted second-degree murder. She was booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center.