Arrest made after woman is shot in California neighborhood

Arrest made after woman is shot in California neighborhood
Iesha Shockency-Thompson is accused of shooting a woman in the California neighborhood on Tuesday morning. (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Louisville Metro police have made an arrest after a woman was shot in the California neighborhood.

The shooting was reported at the intersection of 26th and Date streets around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell.

The victim was taken to University of Louisville Hospital with serious injuries. Police say the woman suffered wounds to the head and her right eye.

Police later arrested Iesha Shockency-Thompson and charged her with assault.

According to an arrest slip, Shockency-Thompson admitted to shooting the victim and “told her cousin to hide the firearm.”

Shockency-Thompson is due in court on Wednesday.

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