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Suspect arrested in Wednesday fatal shooting in Rayne

Victim identified by police
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Posted at 4:39 PM, Mar 09, 2022

UPDATE: A suspect has been arrested in connection with the Wednesday shooting death of a woman in Rayne.

The shooting happened at 11:40 am on March 9 in the 200 block of Benoit Street.

On scene, officers located 20-year-old Alessia Joy Malone suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. She was transported to an area hospital where she later died.

23-year-old Trenden Mylar McGuire was arrested by the Rayne Police Department following an investigation into the incident.

Police say that McGuire was Malone's boyfriend.

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