Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Colorado man and woman on suspicion of assault by drive-by shooting in Calhoun last week.

John E. Norton Jr., 26,of 631 Douglas St., Sterling, Colorado, was in a vehicle traveling east on Caples Road. When the vehicle approached the driveway of an unidentified victim, Norton fired a gun several times toward the house with a semi-automatic handgun, according to the June 15 arrest report.

One of the bullets struck the victim's car and two bullets struck the house wall.

A woman and her 10-year-old son were inside the house when the shooting occurred.

Norton was taken into custody on Hwy 80 in Calhoun. He admitted to shooting the weapon but claimed he did not mean to hit the house.

The woman who drove Norton was identified as Samantha Ann Donnelly, 19, of 631 Douglas St., Sterling, Colorado. She also was charged with assault by drive-by shooting.

Norton and Donnelly were booked at Ouachita Correctional Center.

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