Woman, age 25, arrested after deadly shooting at Somerset Square Apartments

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Image of Kaitlin Bliss Erhart from Lubbock County Detention Center

LUBBOCK, Texas — Jail records confirmed additional information Wednesday morning concerning a deadly overnight shooting at the Somerset Square Apartments, 5301 11th Street.

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Online jail records said Kaitlin Bliss Erhart, 25, of Lubbock was arrested for manslaughter. Her home address is the same as the shooting. Police previously said a woman shot and killed her boyfriend after a domestic violence dispute.

LPD also previously said the woman said she did not mean to kill her boyfriend.

The following is a press release from the Lubbock Police Department.

Metro Unit Investigating Overnight Homicide

(LUBBOCK, TX) – The Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit is investigating a homicide that occurred shortly after 1 a.m. today at the Somerset Square Apartments, located at 5301 11th Street.

Lubbock Police Officers responded to a call for service of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located 26-year-old Nathaniel Bloedel in an upstairs bedroom. The initial investigation revealed Bloedel received a fatal gunshot wound during a domestic dispute with 25-year-old Kaitlin Ehrhart.

Bloedel was pronounced deceased on scene. Ehrhart was arrested for manslaughter and is being held at the Lubbock County Detention Center with a $100,000 bond.

This case remains under investigation.

5300 block of 11th Street (Nexstar/Staff)
5300 block of 11th Street (Nexstar/Staff)

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