One person injured after shooting near downtown Baton Rouge

One person injured after shooting near downtown Baton Rouge
One injured in shooting near North Boulevard overpass Thursday afternoon, officials say
BATON ROUGE – One person is hospitalized after a shooting on N. 16th Street, near downtown Baton Rouge.

The incident happened around 1:00 p.m. Witnesses say the victim was fighting with two men at the North Boulevard overpass.

Denham Springs man dies in crash on I-10 in East Baton Rouge Parish

EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA (WAFB) – Louisiana State Police say a Denham Springs man died after a crash on I-10 Wednesday night.

At around 7 p.m. Wednesday, the Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating the crash involving a pedestrian and a vehicle on Interstate 10 westbound west of LA 42.

Troopers say Francis Barlow, 78, of Baton Rouge, was driving in the right lane of I-10 westbound in a 2016 Honda CRV.

Lemay was on the shoulder of I-10 westbound. He walked directly into the path of Barlows vehicle and was struck in the right lane, according to LSP.

Troopers say Barlow was not injured during the crash. Barlow showed no signs of impairment, troopers stated. A toxicology sample was taken from Lemay and results are pending.


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