Man shot on Pontchartrain Expressway during road rage incident

Man shot on Pontchartrain Expressway during road rage incident
Devin Raymond (Weston, Kelly)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The NOPD is investigating a non-fatal shooting that occurred in the Sixth District on the Pontchartrain Expressway.

The incident, classified as road rage, was reported at 11:59 a.m. on U.S. 90 Business West at Carondelet Street. It is believed that the incident started at another location continued on to U.S 90 West.

As the two drivers headed toward the West Bank, a shot was fired from one vehicle into another, striking the driver in the shoulder. The wounded driver was taken to a nearby hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Two lanes of the Pontchartrain Expressway were closed for several hours as investigators processed the scene.

Devin Raymond (B/M DOB: 10-19-1995) is charged with one count of aggravated battery by shooting.

The two lanes closed earlier during the investigation have reopened.

Anyone with additional information on this incident can contact the Sixth District at 504-658-6060 or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 504-822-1111 and toll-free at 1-877-903-7867.

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