Police: Woman accidentally shoots boyfriend in face

New Orleans police have arrested a 20-year-old woman after she allegedly shot and killed her live-in boyfriend in the face while playing with a gun.

Detectives say Nicole Dukarm called 911 at noon Thursday, and reported her 25-year-old boyfriend shot himself with his gun at their home. Officers arrived to find the boyfriend unresponsive.

Police say emergency medical workers attempted to revive the man at the home, but he died at the scene.

Detectives say Dukarm confessed Thursday afternoon she had been playing with the gun and accidentally fired it at her boyfriend.

Dukarm was booked with negligent homicide.

Online jail records do not list an attorney for Dukarm.

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