Alexandria, La., woman killed when brothers fight over gun

Published 11:20 am Monday, December 17, 2018

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana say a woman was killed when two brothers fought over a gun and the weapon fired.

News outlets reported that Alexandria police were called Friday night about the shooting and found 32-year-old Jazzlyn Fields dead at the home from a single gunshot wound.

Detectives say two brothers got into an argument and one of them went to get a gun.

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A police report says as the brothers fought over the gun, it fired and Fields was hit.

Twenty-eight-year-old old Edward James Conner of Alexandria has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. It was not known if he has an attorney yet. He’s being held in the Rapides Parish jail.