Woman fatally shot in back
Published 8:43 am Tuesday, March 14, 2017
By Eric Williams
The Orange Leader
Orange Police officers are investigating a shooting in the 1500 block of Main Street in Orange. Officers received a call shortly after 5:45 p.m. Monday in connection with a woman being shot.
When officers arrived, they discovered a female victim had been shot in the upper back.
The victim was later identified as Megan Smith.
Smith was transported to St Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont by Acadian Ambulance, where she was pronounced deceased.
Detectives had a male suspect in custody who was questioned by police and released.
In the meantime the case remains under investigation.
West Orange and Pinehurst Police Officers also assisted in the shooting.