CENTER POINT –According to Sergeant Jack Self of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, an off-duty female deputy shot a female in her home on Friday. The shooter had a restraining order against the victim, according to the report from Self.
“Just after 5 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a person who had been shot at a residence in the 200 block of Saturn Lane near Center Point,” Self said. “An adult female called the Sheriff’s Office and reported she had just shot someone at her residence. She also reported having a protection order against the person who was shot.”
Deputies arrived to find a 32 year old female suffering from gunshot wounds. She was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Information on the scene is that the women had been in a dating relationship. The victim of the shooting was issued a copy of the protection order and had come to the house to discuss it. An argument ensued and she was shot.
The woman who fired the shots is a Jefferson County deputy assigned to the jail, off duty at the time of the incident.
The investigation is ongoing. Updates will be provided as they become available.