Lufkin police release identities after woman is shot following argument at Cheddar’s

Crime & Public Safety

LUFKIN, Texas (KETK)- A woman was shot at a Cheddar’s in Lufkin, according to the Lufkin Police Department.

29-year-old Nabrisha Handy and 25-year-old Akeyah Howard both of Lufkin were involved in an argument that led to the incident in the bar on Saturday at approximately 9:35 p.m. There identities were released by officials on Sunday.

Handy was arrested in connection to the shooting. She was charged with deadly conduct – discharge of a firearm.

Howard was shot in the ankle. She received treatment at a local emergency room, and was later released.

Her injury was believed to not be life threatening. Officials are still investigating the incident.

Handy was booked into the Angelina County Jail, and she remained in custody as of 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Her bond has not been set, yet.

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