Louisiana – A 21-year-old Louisiana State University senior was gunned down while she was sitting in her car in Baton Rouge last Friday.
Allison Rice was shot at least 10 times while she was eating French fries in her car on the 1500 block of Government Street, ABC 13 reported.
According to reports, Allison Rice left a bar near the LSU campus around 2 am.
She was stopped near a train track when shots were fired into her windshield.
Rice died at the scene, according to the police.
A manhunt is underway for the suspect(s).
ABC 13 reported:
A Louisiana State University student died after being shot multiple times while sitting in her vehicle early Friday, Baton Rouge police say.
Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of 21-year-old Allison Rice of Geismar, Louisiana, who was shot around 2:19 am Friday on the 1500 block of Government Street, the Baton Rouge Police Department said in a news release.
“Rice was shot multiple times while sitting in the driver’s seat of her vehicle. Rice died at the scene,” the release reads. “The motive and suspect(s) are unknown at this time.”
“The LSU community is saddened to hear of senior Allison Rice being killed. Her family and friends are in our thoughts, and we encourage anyone who may have more information about this crime to contact Baton Rouge Police,” the university said in a statement to CNN Sunday.
Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome issued a statement on Twitter condemning the attack.
“This senseless violence is completely unacceptable, and Baton Rouge Police officers are thoroughly investigating to bring the perpetrator to justice. Our university community is an essential part of the fabric of Baton Rouge. It is of the utmost importance that we create a safe environment as we welcome students from across our state and the nation,” the mayor said.
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