Longview woman sentenced to 13 years in prison for 2021 shooting

LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) — A Longview woman plead guilty on Thursday to manslaughter in the death of a 41-year-old man from Longview after an argument reportedly turned into physical violence.

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<em>Mugshot of Jeanne-Marie Minter. Courtesy of the Gregg County Jail.</em>
Mugshot of Jeanne-Marie Minter. Courtesy of the Gregg County Jail.

According to the Longview Police Department, they responded to a call at around 7:48 p.m. on May 13 to the 400 block of E. Pliler Precise Road due to a reported shooting. When officers arrived, they reportedly saw Chris Baker, 41 of Longview, who had been injured.

The Longview Fire Department took Baker to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and he died the following day.

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Detectives spoke with Minter, who reportedly told officers Baker and her had been arguing, and that turned into physical violence.

Police said Minter got away and retrieved a firearm, went back to the room where her and Baker argued and then shot him.

Minter plead guilty to the death on Thursday and was sentenced to 13 years in prison.

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