Five People Struck, Two in Critical Condition in I-10 Shooting Near Crowley
The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting on I-10 near mile marker 84 injuring five people, two currently in critical condition.
The official press release states the shooting occurred Thursday (10/22/20) at approximately 9:23 pm on I-10 near mile marker 84.
"The initial investigation indicates that the victim’s vehicle left Crowley entering the interstate traveling east bound. As the victim’s vehicle reached the area of mile marker 84 (east bound) multiple shots were fired into the vehicle from a separate vehicle traveling the same direction" as stated in the release.
The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office says the victim's vehicle was occupied by six people at the time of the shooting (2 adults and 4 juveniles).
Sheriff KP Gibson says he believes this shooting was an act of road rage but that it was a deliberate act aimed at the occupants in the vehicle.
This investigation is active and no arrests have been made.