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Woman shot to death inside Metairie home, suspect arrested

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The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of a woman inside of a home in Metairie Friday night.

According to Sheriff Newell Normand, deputies were dispatched to a home in the 5700 block of Aero Street for a disturbance call involving an armed man.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they were flagged down and told that the man was inside of the home with a handgun. A short time later, deputies heard gunshots inside of the home.

The suspect, who has been identified as 39-year-old Ronald Mitchell, walked out of the home and surrendered his weapon to deputies.

When the deputies entered the home, they found a 35-year-old woman lying on the kitchen floor suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending family notification. 

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