Woman dead, man injured in Mansfield shooting

At the scene, officers found the couple with gunshot wounds after an apparent domestic...
At the scene, officers found the couple with gunshot wounds after an apparent domestic disturbance, according to MPD. No word on how they knew each other.(Storyblocks)
Published: Jan. 7, 2022 at 8:58 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 7, 2022 at 1:24 PM CST
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MANSFIELD, La. (KSLA) - The Mansfield Police Department and the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office are working together to learn more about a double shooting that left a woman dead and a man injured.

Officers got the call at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 6 to the 900 block of Johnson Street regarding a shooting.

At the scene, officers found the couple with gunshot wounds after an apparent domestic disturbance, according to MPD. No word on how they knew each other.

The pair were then taken to the DeSoto Regional Hospital, where the woman was pronounced dead. The man was flown to a Shreveport hospital for medical treatment.

Sheriff’s office officials say the suspect in the case, Eddie Ray Jones, 50, shot the man and woman, then took his own life a short time later.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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