A girlfriend and boyfriend stirred by the sound of a gunshot while sleeping later found a bullet hole in the headboard of their bed Sunday, according to an East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s report.
The couple told authorities they heard a bang about 3 a.m. in an apartment the 11000 block of Nicholson Drive in Baton Rouge, but “didn’t think anything of it” before drifting back to sleep, the report says . By 8:15 p.m. on Sunday, the pair noticed the wall behind their headboard was perforated and their bed frame was damaged, according to the statement.
Authorities found a bullet in the headboard, the report says.
Lauren Michelle Lee, 20, admitted she was in the adjacent apartment early Sunday morning when she pulled the trigger of what she believed was an unloaded gun, according to the statement. She was intoxicated at the time of the incident, the report says.
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