looking for a truck and the two people who were inside after a 7-year-old boy
was shot in a drive-by shooting Wednesday evening.
Police Department said it happened on South Morrison Boulevard in Hammond just
before 6 p.m.
to detectives, the woman who was a passenger in the front seat of the vehicle
that was shot said they noticed a pickup following closely behind them and
later drove up beside them.
reported the woman told them as they were passing a Circle K on South Morrison
she noticed her passenger side window was shattered, but didn't notice what
caused it. She added the truck stopped following them when they merged onto
indicate the woman said it wasn't until they turned off I-55 at the Ponchatoula
exit and stop at a store that they realized the boy had been shot in the hip. He was
sitting in the back seat.
she explained they first called 911, but then decided to drive to North Oaks
Hospital. The boy was last listed in stable condition.
is described as a two-door dark blue Dodge pickup. The year is unknown.
information about the shooting, the truck or the suspects is asked to call
Crime Stoppers at 1-800-554-5245 or the Hammond Police Department at
Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
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