Memorial grows after LSU student shot, killed near downtown BR
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A memorial has been set up near the spot where LSU senior Allie Rice was shot and killed early Friday, Sept 16.
The memorial features flowers, stuffed animals, and other assorted items.
There is also a tribute set up for her at “The Shed,” where she worked.
The 21-year-old marketing major was reportedly waiting for a train to cross the street around 2 a.m. when someone shot into her car, killing her at the edge of downtown Baton Rouge.
The Baton Rouge Police Department is still on the lookout for the person who pulled the trigger but at this time the agency has not released a suspect or a motive in the case.
Investigators say that prior to the shooting, Rice had been with friends at a business in Mid City but it’s unclear what happened between the time that she left and when she was fatally shot.
A spokesperson with LSU issued the following statement on Rice’s death.
The LSU community is saddened to hear of senior Allison Rice being killed overnight. 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.
Any of her friends and classmates that would like to speak with someone about this or needs help processing this loss can contact the Mental Health Service in the Student Health Center (225-578-8774).
According to family members of Rice, the cross with her picture on it at a makeshift memorial site on Government St. was apparently stolen.
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