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Domestic assault sends New Orleans woman to hospital

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A domestic assault nearly turned deadly for a New Orleans woman Wednesday night, according to initial reports from the New Orleans Police Department.

The incident occurred just after 7:30 p.m. in the 3900 block of Tchoupitoulas Street.

The victim, a 53-year-old woman, got into an argument that turned physical.

The suspect threatened to kill the woman, then broke her nose and threw bleach on her.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital.

Police said they will seek an arrest warrant for 51-year-old Jeffrey Ballard.

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