UPDATE: 03/09/22 8:35 p.m. A Rayne man is in jail on charges he shot and killed his girlfriend at a home on Benoit Street.
According to Police Chief Carroll Stelly, Trenden Mylar McGuire, 23 is accused of the second-degree-murder of his girlfriend, Alessia Joy Malone, 20.
Police say the shooting happened just after 11 a.m. Wednesday.
When they arrived, he said, officers located the victim with a gunshot wound to the head.
She was transported to the hospital where she died, Stelly said.
McGuire is in jail with no bond.
Police said around 11:40 a.m. officers were sent to a call for service in the 200 block of Benoit Street.
On arrival, police say, a white female, age 20, was found with a gunshot wound to the head.
She was transported to an area hospital where she later died, police said.
Her name is being withheld until next-of-kin can be notified.
Police said the investigation is ongoing and additional details will be released at later time.