BENTON, La. (KSLA) — A Bossier Parish woman is accused of shooting her father, a Bossier sheriff’s deputy who was off duty at the time.
Sheriff’s detectives arrested 22-year-old Kalee L. Wich, of Benton, on a charge of attempted first-degree murder after Deputy Burt Wich was shot multiple times about 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22 at his residence along Old Plain Dealing Road in Benton.
On Tuesday, the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office posted an update on the deputy’s condition, saying he’s doing well after being shot by his “estranged” daughter. BPSO says he’s stable and alert, and even walking around.
“We are so grateful for everyone who has been praying for Burt and asking how he’s doing,” said Bossier Parish Sheriff Julian Whittington. “Please continue to pray for him as he receives medical care. We wish him a speedy recovery!”
The 56-year-old law enforcement officer was flown to a Shreveport hospital for treatment.
The incident reportedly happened around 5 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of Old Plain Dealing Road just west of LA Highway 3.
The victim was airlifted to a Shreveport hospital, the sheriff’s office says.
The deputy reportedly was shot multiple times by a family member during a domestic incident of some sort.
The deputy appears to be in serious, but stable condition.