PLAQUEMINE, LA (WAFB) - One person is dead following a bizarre chain of events Wednesday night, according to investigators.
The Plaquemine Police Department reported Travis Washington, 24, was driving on LA 1 in Plaquemine around 10 p.m. when he was shot.
According to police, the vehicle Washington was driving crashed into a pole, through one ditch, and into another.
Officials said officers thought they were only responding to a crash until they found Washington suffering from a gunshot wound. He was rushed to the hospital, where he died, police said.
Authorities believe the shooter was a passenger in Washington’s car.
There have been no arrests. An investigation is ongoing.
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