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.