APSO: Woman not facing charges after killing children’s father in domestic incident


GONZALES, La. (BRPROUD) – The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office was called to a reported shooting on Friday, November 19.

Deputies arrived at a home on Kitts Ct. around 7:30 p.m. and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds.

That man has been identified as 39-year-old Durress Wilson Jr.

Wilson Jr. died later at a local hospital.

An investigation ensued and “deputies learned that a female subject shot Wilson twice after he forced his way into her home,” according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office,

The woman proceeded to tell deputies that the shooting victim was the father of her children.

APSO says the woman “advised deputies that Wilson entered through the front door of the residence after threatening to kill her and their children.”

At some point, a chase took place between the woman and Wilson Jr.

“During the chase, the female subject who was armed with a handgun, shot Wilson in the stomach and shoulder,” according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

As the investigation unfolded, detectives confirmed that the woman had “filed multiple temporary restraining orders” against Wilson, Jr. over the span of 12 years.

At the time of the shooting, there was no restraining order in place.

The shooter in this case is currently not facing charges.

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