New Roads police investigating woman’s shooting death

NEW ROADS — A woman was shot and killed in New Roads late Monday night according to city police.

New Roads Police Chief Delaney Lee said a 24-year-old woman was shot and later died from her injuries at the hospital. The victim was identified as Shaniqua Smith.

Lee said the incient occurred at a home on Olinde Street. Authorities got the call at approximately 8:38 p.m.

“It was a domestic situation,” Lee said. “It was two girlfriends.”

No further details have been provided at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

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