Woman shot, carjacked overnight on I-10 near Mississippi River Bridge


Baton Rouge police say a woman was shot and carjacked on Interstate 10 near the 10/110 split early Tuesday morning.

Police say shortly after 2:00 a.m they responded to I-10 for reports of a woman walking on the interstate. When officers arrived, they learned the woman had been shot.

Police believe she was shot by a man she tried to help by giving a ride to. That man is said to have shot the woman in the chest before taking her vehicle.

That woman was taken to the hospital. Her condition was not known as of Tuesday morning.

Police don’t have anyone in custody.

This is a developing story.

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