Woman who shot alleged intruder in Mid-City is arrested

A woman whom police said refused to cooperate with detectives after she allegedly shot a man in self-defense was arrested Monday.

Police said 26-year-old Martynenez Grigsby shot a man she said was trying to force his way into her apartment in the 2600 block of Poydras Street. The man was hospitalized in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Grigsby was booked into Central Lockup on one count of aggravated battery by shooting.

This investigation is ongoing.

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