Active SWAT roll in Old Jefferson, woman barricades self in home

JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - Officials have called for an active SWAT roll in Old Jefferson after an armed 44-year-old woman barricaded herself in her home.

Jefferson Parish deputies say that a woman, identified as 44-year-old Ashley Shepard, is holed up in her home in the 100 block of Dodge Avenue. Police say the Shepard fired a shot at her sister-in-law. The victim tells authorities that the incident began as a dispute over a vehicle.

The sister-in-law was not injured.

After firing a shot, police say that Shepard barricaded herself inside of the home.

FOX8 is on the scene. We will continue to update the story as details become available.

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