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Man accused of fatally shooting woman before crash on Winbourne Ave.

8 months 2 weeks 4 days ago Tuesday, October 03 2017 Oct 3, 2017 October 03, 2017 1:33 PM October 03, 2017 in News
Source: BRPD
By: WBRZ Staff

UPDATE: Police have arrested a man in connection with a July shooting that left a 38-year-old woman dead. 

Police say 23-year-old Hendrick Tate was riding in a vehicle with the victim when he shot her. 

The victim was later found in her crashed vehicle on Winbourne Avenue

Tate will be booked on the charge of second-degree murder.

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BATON ROUGE - Police discovered a woman dead inside a wrecked car in the 4000 block of Winbourne Ave. Tuesday morning.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, 38-year-old Andretta Selder-Fields of Baton Rouge was shot while driving her vehicle.  A man suspected of shooting the woman ran away.  

The car was wrecked into a fence and bushes near Istrouma High.  

The shooting happened around 5 a.m. Tuesday.  The woman died at the scene.  

Parts of Winbourne were closed this morning, but have since re-opened. The shooter is believed to still be in the area.

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