Woman arrested for reportedly trying to run man over with car

Mary Murphy is accused of purposefully hitting a man with her car.
Published: May. 22, 2023 at 3:04 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - A woman is facing a charge of aggravated battery after reportedly trying to run someone over with her car.

Police in Shreveport say on May 21 around 4:15 p.m., officers responded to a call about a vehicle hitting a pedestrian in the 3900 block of Sumner Street. That’s a couple of blocks off of Jewella Avenue in north Shreveport.

When officers got there, they were reportedly told a woman had purposefully hit a man with her car. Police say the incident stemmed from a domestic dispute.

The woman was identified as Mary Murphy, 68. Police say the victim was not injured in the incident.