Woman dead, man injured in Culpepper Road shooting

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - A woman is dead and a man injured following a shooting in the 3000 block of Culpepper Road Monday afternoon.

Alexandria Police work the scene of a fatal shooting at Culpepper Estates in Alexandria Monday (Credit: Brooke Buford/KALB)

According to Alexandria Police, the initial investigation shows that a woman shot a man inside of a home then turned the gun on herself. He has non-life threatening injuries, she has died, police said. ‬Police believe the incident was domestic.

"The initial evidence and preliminary reports from the scene indicate that the woman shot the man who sustained non-life threatening injuries as a result of that," said Cpl. Wade Bourgeois of the Alexandria Police Department. "She then turned the gun on herself and shot herself and she is now deceased."

Police said the call came in around 2:45 p.m. They will release the identity of the victims after next of kin are notified.

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