VIDEO: 1 arrested, 1 wanted for allegedly shooting guns on New Orleans interstate
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - One woman has been arrested and police are still searching for a second accused of illegally shooting guns on the interstate in New Orleans.
Police identified 21-year-old India Fazande and 20-year-old Erica Nettles as persons of interest in connection with illegally discharging a firearm from a motor vehicle on U. S. Highway 90 at the Loyola Avenue Exit on Sun., Oct. 16.
Fazande was taken into custody Tues., Oct. 25, NOPD says. She faces one count of illegal discharge of a firearm from a moving vehicle.
Settles is wanted on the same charge. If convicted, it carries a minimum sentence of five years and a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.
Officers were alerted to a video posted on social media that depicted two women illegally discharging multiple rounds from the passenger side of a vehicle while driving on the interstate.
The NOPD says the reckless actions put lives in great danger.
Anyone with information on their whereabouts is urged to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111
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