PRAIRIEVILLE, La. (BRProud) – The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating an overnight deadly shooting on I-10.
According to officials, deputies responded to a truck that was blocking three lanes on I-10 West at mile marker 170 (Prairieville) around 11 p.m. and found bullet holes on the truck and a passenger dead inside.
The driver was not in the vehicle at the time. Deputies say the driver was taken to a local hospital for injuries, but their condition is unknown at this time.
The investigation prompted the interstate to be closed for several hours.
Neither the driver nor the passenger have been identified.
Details about the shooting are limited but if you have information that can help investigators, call CrimeStoppers at 225-344-STOP(7867).