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Bunkie woman arrested after allegedly shooting boyfriend in throat Sunday morning


A Bunkie woman is behind bars after allegedly shooting her boyfriend following a verbal altercation Sunday morning.

27-year-old Brittney Franklin was arrested for attempted second degree murder and booked into the Avoyelles Parish Jail.

Reports from KALB TV says it happened around 2:30 a.m. on Wavell Street. 

Bunkie Police, Cottonport Police and the Bunkie Fire and Rescue responded and found a male suspect with a gunshot wound to the throat.

He was taken to the hospital where he is currently being treated in intensive care.  

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