Police say car crashes into house after driver allegedly tried running over girlfriend

Police say car crashes into house after driver allegedly tried running over girlfriend
Source: Leah Ellsworth/WAFB
Source: Leah Ellsworth/WAFB
Damion Shields (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
Damion Shields (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Investigators said a woman is hospitalized and her boyfriend is facing charges after he allegedly tried to run over her with a car.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Damion Shields, 22, was arrested and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a charge of attempted second-degree murder.

Police said it happened on La Margie Avenue not far from Belaire High School.

Authorities said a fight led up to Shields trying to run his ex-girlfriend over with his car, which ended up crashing into a house.

They added the woman was taken to the hospital, but her injuries are not known. Her name was not released.

The investigation is ongoing.

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