PAINCOURTVILLE — An Assumption Parish woman wanted by authorities for more than two weeks in a domestic stabbing has been arrested, the Sheriff's Office said.
Latisha Shankeshia Davis, 40, stabbed her girlfriend in the upper back with a medium-sized steak knife during an argument April 1, sheriff's deputies said Wednesday.
Davis, who lives in 100 block of Pugh Street in Paincourtville, fled the scene of the stabbing; arriving deputies found the knife and other materials that, officials said, corroborated the injured girlfriend's description of events.
Lonny Cavalier, spokesman for the Sheriff's Office, said the girlfriend had non-life-threatening wounds in her back and took herself to a local hospital after assessment by paramedics.
An arrest warrant was issued for Davis on April 2 and she was booked Monday on a single count of aggravated second-degree battery.
She has since been released on $250,000 bail, deputies said.