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I-10 East reopens after shooting shuts down part of the interstate at Crowder

A man is left injured after a shooting on the I-10 Friday afternoon.
A man is left injured after a shooting on the I-10 Friday afternoon.(WVUE FOX 8)
Published: May. 20, 2022 at 5:46 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man is left injured after a shooting on the I-10 Friday afternoon.

According to NOPD, the shooting happened around 4 p.m. at the Crowder Blvd. exit. The man was taken to a local hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

The I-10 East is now open after it was shutdown earlier this afternoon.

Drivers should use an alternate route.

Shortly after, at 4:47 p.m., NOPD officers responded to another shooting in the 6000 block of Chef Menteur Highway. Police said a woman was found dead at the scene from at least one gunshot wound to her body. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Orleans Parish Coroner’s office later identified the dead woman as 36-year-old Rolanda Williams.

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