On Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at approximately 11:42a, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the 600 Block of East Olive Street in West Monroe, LA in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies learned that a male victim had been shot in the arm by a female suspect during an altercation. The victim was transported to a local hospital and was released after treatment for the gunshot wound. The suspect, later identified as 20yo Amanda S. Taylor, fled the scene.
OPSO Investigators secured an arrest warrant for Taylor for one count of Attempted 2nd Degree Murder.
During the early morning hours of 8/8/13, deputies located Taylor. She was arrested and transported to the Ouachita Correctional Center where she was held pending a $1,000,000.00 bond.