The woman who allegedly pulled a trigger in a shocking Facebook Live video has turned herself in. Labritney Austin, 29, of University Park, Chicago turned herself in on Wednesday, one day after she allegedly shot a 27-year-old woman in the arm.
According to the Associated Press, police announced on Friday that Austin is being charged with aggravated battery by discharging a firearm. It is unclear at this time if Austin has a lawyer who can speak on her behalf.
The Facebook Live video, which streamed on Tuesday, told a dramatic story. The victim appeared to be in a jovial mood as she walked across a parking lot of the city’s South Side at around 3 PM, with her phone recording and broadcasting her steps on Facebook Live.
In that parking lot, she reportedly ran into an acquaintance, a woman who was sitting in a car. The woman appeared to be seated