New Orleans East interstate shooting traffic closure

Interstate completely closed eastbound at Read Boulevard due to shooting



LATE-BREAKING. THIS IS WDSU NEWS AT 10 FIRST AT 10 NOW. IT IS A SCENARIO THAT HAS BECOME ALL TOO COMMON FOR DRIRSVE IN NEW ORLEANS EAST SHOOTINGS ALONG THE INTERSTATE EARLIER TONIGHT THE NOPD SHUT DNOW THE ROADWAYS BECAUSE OF ONE I-10 I-10 NEAR THE BULLARD EXIT WDSU NEWS O’ REPORT EXIT WDSU NEWS’ LIVE AT 10 AND SHEA YOU SPOKE WITH FRUSTRATED DRIVERS TODAY WAITING. IN THAT TRAFCFI THAT IS VERY STILL ACTUALLY SPOKE WITH THE MA N WHO DESCRIBED TO ME WHAT HE SAW DURING THAT SHOOTING THAT INJURED A WOMAN AT THIS TIME. WE DO NOT KNOW THE EXTENT OF HER INJURIES THAT INFORMATIONAS H NOT BEEN RELEASED BY POLICE AT THIS TIME. SHOCKING SCENE ALONG I-10 ED BULLARD SEVERAL SHELLASIN CGS COVERING THE HIGHWAY WHILE POLICE INVESTIGATE A SHOOTING WE WAS COMING DNOW ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE LANE AND THEN I MOVED TO THEEF LI E LI BECAUSE I SAW LIKE I CAN SEE THEY WERE LIKE THE KIND OF STRUGGLE OR WHATEVER. SO THEN I JUST SAW SOMETHING ABOUT WHAT IT SAID. THEY SHOOT OR SOMETHING. THIS MAN DID NOT WANT TO BE SEEN ON CAMERA BECAUSE HE’S AFRAID THAT SAYS HE AND HIS THEY WERE DRIVING ALONG I-10 WHEN THEY SAW THE SHOOTING. HE SAYS HE QUICK ELYXITED THE BRIDGE AND DROVE BACK TO CHECK ON THE PERSON DRIVING THE BLACK SUV. THAT WAS IT. BUT WE SAW THE LADY ON THE SIDE LIKE THIS ON THE STREET LIKE ON THE INTSTEREAT AND I SAID, OH MAN, SHE GOT SHOT. IT WAS BAD. I MEAN IT IS THIS GETTING OUT OF HAND, YOU KNOW PD SAYS A WOMAN WAS SHOT ACCORDING TO NOPDS CALLS FOR SERVICE. THERE’S A DOZEN SHOOTINGSN O THE INTERSTATE SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THIS YEAR IN I KNOW THE POLICE GOT THEIR FALLS BACK. THEY GOTTA DO SOMETHING THEY GOTTA DO SOMETHING FOR THE SAFE TY OF THIS COMMUNITY THE SHOOTING CREATING A TRAFFIC NIGHTMARE I-10 AT READ SHUT DOWN FOR HOURS CAUSING A BIG HEADACHE FORRI DVERS MANY AND SHOCK AT THE SCENE. IT COULD HAVE BEEN KIDS IN THERE ARE GRANDMOTHERS ARE OUR GRANDFATHERS OR WHATEVER. YOU KNOW, IT’S BAD MY HEART GO OUT FOR THAT FOR THEM FOR THEM PEOPLE FOR THE FAMILY. AND FOR THE LADY WHERE I WAS IN THE CAR, BUT THEY GOT TO STOP. AND WITH THAT BEING SAID IF YOU DO HAVE ANY INFORMATION AT ALL ABOUT THE SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED AROUND 6 PM ALONG I-10 AT THE BULLARD EXIT YOU’RE BEING URGED TO CONCTTA CRIME STOPPERS AT 822 11 11 REPORT

Interstate completely closed eastbound at Read Boulevard due to shooting

The interstate is closed at Read Boulevard heading East towards Slidell Wednesday evening. A shooting was reported on I-10 at the Bullard Exit. NOPD confirms one woman was hurt in the shooting. NOPD confirms the woman was shot in the leg, and taken to a hospital for her injuries. According to NOPD’s Calls for Service data there has been about a dozen shootings on the interstate since the beginning of this year. A handful of those shootings have occurred in the East along the interstate. This is a developing story. Stick with WDSU.com

The interstate is closed at Read Boulevard heading East towards Slidell Wednesday evening.

A shooting was reported on I-10 at the Bullard Exit. NOPD confirms one woman was hurt in the shooting. NOPD confirms the woman was shot in the leg, and taken to a hospital for her injuries.

According to NOPD’s Calls for Service data there has been about a dozen shootings on the interstate since the beginning of this year. A handful of those shootings have occurred in the East along the interstate.

This is a developing story. Stick with WDSU.com

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