Angela Leonards

Angela S. Leonards of Bell City

A Lake Charles woman has been arrested for aggravated second-degree battery of her boyfriend, authorities said.

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Kayla Vincent said deputies were dispatched Saturday afternoon to a residence off La. 101 in Bell City in reference to a shooting.  
When deputies arrived, they observed the victim to be suffering from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds. 
“After further investigation deputies learned the victim’s girlfriend — Angela S. Leonard, 57, of Bell City — was responsible for the shooting,” Vincent said.    
Leonard was located outside near the residence where the shooting occurred and was arrested and transported to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office to speak with detectives.  
“When detectives spoke with Leonard she admitted to shooting the victim,” Vincent said.
 She was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with aggravated 2nd degree battery.  
Judge Ron Ware set her bond at $30,000.   
The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he remains in serious condition.  

Detective Casey Lafargue is the lead investigator on this case.

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