- Associated Press - Thursday, April 6, 2017

CALHOUN, La. (AP) - A 71-year-old woman has been charged after being accused of pointing a rifle at a man and his dog.

The Monroe News-Star (https://tnsne.ws/2o1z3h8) reports Janet W. Smith of Calhoun is facing an aggravated assault charge in connection with what happened late Tuesday.

Arrest records say the victim told deputies that Smith came outside and pointed the gun at the dog after the animal approached the fence around her property. Documents say the victim tried to calm Smith down, reminding her that the dog was not on her property. That’s when records say Smith pointed the rifle at the victim.

A nearby witness verified the victim’s account.

Deputies say Smith did admit to having a confrontation with her neighbor, but denied having a gun.

It’s unclear if she has an attorney.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide