Facebook Live Shooter Turns Herself In
The Chicago woman who shot another woman on Facebook Live has turned herself in and has been charged with aggravated battery.
Via Chicago Tribune:
Labritney Austin, 29, turned herself in to Chicago police around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, less than two hours after the shooting was broadcast live and widely shared on the social media platform. She was ordered held without bail in a midday Friday hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building, according to court records.
Austin is accused of shooting a 27-year-old woman in the shoulder after they got into an argument around 2:55 p.m. The case is classified as a domestic violence attack, according to court records.
The woman who was shot was broadcasting on Facebook while she argued with Austin, who was in a car in the 6400 block of South Calumet Avenue in the Parkway Gardens neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
Austin took out a gun and fired, according to police.
She is charged with aggravated battery with a firearm and is scheduled to appear again in court on Tuesday.
Stop the violence.