ALEXANDRIA, La. (WNTZ) — Authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with a homicide in Alexandria on Monday.

Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested Richard Scott Dauzat, 43, of Alexandria, in connection with a shooting the 400 block of Browns Bend Road, Alexandria at approximately 5:30 a.m. Monday.

The victim, identified as Brandy Joyce Hanks, 41, of Alexandria, died of her injuries.

Dauzart was taken into custody without incident Tuesday and placed under arrest for second degree murder and obstruction of justice. Dauzart was booked into RPSO Detention Center 1 where he is being held on a $1,025,000 bond.

Detectives advise this is still an ongoing investigation with additional charges and arrest possible and ask that anyone who has information in reference to this investigation to contact Detective Matthew Cross 318-473-6727, RPSO Main office 318-473-6700, or Crime Stoppers at 318-443-7867.