1 dead, 1 injured in I-12 shooting; incident not random, according to police
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department said one person was killed and another injured in a shooting on I-12 early Sunday, Oct. 9.
Toby Taylor, 28, died from his gunshot injuries, according to police.
The shooting was reported around 3 a.m., officials said.
Police said Taylor and a 25-year-old man were on I-12 West when someone began shooting at their vehicle between Airline Highway and Drusilla Lane.
Police added the two victims were leaving a place on North Sherwood Forest Boulevard. Investigators said they do not believe this was a random shooting.
Officials said the surviving victim was the driver. After the shooting, he drove to a nearby hospital, according to police. They added his injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.
The investigation is ongoing.
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