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Acadia Sheriff: One injured in shooting Thursday on I-10

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Posted at 11:50 AM, Feb 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-19 14:27:04-05

The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office says they are investigating a shooting that happened Thursday on I-10.

Sheriff K. P. Gibson says the incident happened at 5:55 pm on I-10 near mile marker 72.

Gibson says a vehicle with four occupants, including two children, was traveling eastbound on I-10 when another vehicle pulled on side of them and fired several shots into the vehicle.

One person, an adult, was struck and is in stable condition.

A motive, Gibson says, has not been determined.

The suspect vehicle is described as an older model mid-sized vehicle, dark in color. There was no description of the suspect.

An investigation is ongoing.

If anyone witnessed this incident or has any information regarding this crime, they are urged to call APSO at 788-8772 or Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish at 789-TIPS (8477).

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