Woman, teen arrested in fatal Laccasine Dr. shooting

Lakelia Purvis  Death – Obituary : Authorities said two Texas residents have been arrested and charged for second-degree murder after a deadly shooting on Sunday.

The Alexandria Police Department announced on Monday night that it had arrested 35-year-old Jessica Marie Phillips and a 17-year-old male on the charges.

Both were arrested in connection to a shooting around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday in the 5400 block of Lacassine Drive,  off Culpepper Road.

Officials said Phillips has been booked into the Rapides Parish Detention Center #1.

His bond set at $1 million on the homicide charge.

She also faces two contempt of court charges, and total bail has been set at $300 for those.

40-year-old Lakelia Purvis was located and taken to the hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.

Investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the department’s Detective Division at 318-441-6416.