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Police arrest suspected gunman after victims found shot along I-10 Tuesday night

1 year 7 months 5 days ago Thursday, October 13 2022 Oct 13, 2022 October 13, 2022 5:59 PM October 13, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man for attempted murder after officers found two people shot along I-10 Tuesday night. 

The victims told police they were driving down 69th Avenue around 9:30 p.m. when someone started shooting at their vehicle. One victim was struck in the leg, and the other was shot in the face.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, the victims were then found in a car along I-10 East near Dalrymple Drive, roughly eight miles from where the shooting happened. 

Police identified Joshua Westley, 20, as a suspect in the shooting and found shell casings in his front yard. He also admitted to shooting at the car, according to police.

Westley was booked Thursday on two counts of attempted first-degree murder. 

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