SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) Shreveport Police say Lavoni Bayone shot and killed her husband just this past tuesday. The same day Emma Taylor was said to have hit a woman with her car, and then beat her with a pipe. In May, Bossier Deputies say Sheila Mills tried to have her husband killed. And 21 year old Jannie Wilson is accused of shooting her boyfriend in the head as he slept back in March. Four women, with 4 different stories, but all one thing in common. They're part of a trend of more and more women committing violent crimes.
"It's a growing trend, one that is becoming more persistent."And the trend is not only disturbing here in the ark-la-tex, but nationwide. A 2005 report, showed violent crimes committed by women has quadrupled in the last 40 years. "When you get these kinds of non-traditional roles, everything starts to change."