Breaking news out in Phoenix. A man has been arrested after allegedly killing his estranged wife and child Monday night.
Phoenix police officers responded to a home in the area of 83rd Avenue and Thomas Road at 8:45 p.m. on Monday for a report of domestic violence. On scene, officers were informed that 34-year-old Louis Mouton III came to talk with 32-year-old Lanae Mouton about their relationship.
The reports detailed that their conversation ended and Lanae Mouton walked into the home with their child, 1-year-old Ava Mouton. Soon after, Louis kicked in the front door and shot several rounds of bullets which ultimately hit Lanae Mouton and Ava Mouton. Both mother and child were transported to the hospital, where they were pronounced dead.
Police reported that Louis Mouton was on the scene when officers arrived and he was taken into custody.