Local woman arrested, accused of assault with a firearm


MONROE, La. – According to the Monroe Police Department, they have arrested a Monroe woman who is accused of aggravated assault with a firearm.

Police say they have arrested Shayna Smith after she allegedly pointed a 12 gauge shotgun at a mother and her 2-year-old child.

Witnesses say they saw Shayna Smith and victim arguing over a parking spot.

According to witnesses, Smith then went inside her apartment and came back outside with a 12 gauge shotgun where she proceeded to load the shotgun and point it at the victim and her 2-year-old son.

Police say they made contact with Smith where she was read her Miranda rights and transported to OCC for booking.

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