NEW IBERIA, LA (WAFB) - According to officials with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office, a 39-year-old man was arrested after he was accused of hitting a 64-year-old woman in the face with a handgun.
Reports say the woman was sitting at home just before 11:15 p.m. Friday when she thought she heard gunshots next door. She walked to her neighbor's house and confronted Tad Duhon.
The two got into an argument and reports say that is when Duhon hit the woman with a handgun over he left eye and ran off.
As deputies were searching for Duhon, they learned he was involved in a car crash and was taken to the hospital for injuries sustained in the crash.
Duhon was arrested at the hospital for aggravated second degree battery and taken to the Iberia Parish Jail where he is being held on a $50,000 bond.