NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - 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.