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Woman driving on I-10 shot, hospitalized, Wednesday night

Police arrived on I-10 and discovered a woman with a gunshot wound.

NEW ORLEANS — A woman driving on the I-10 was shot and hospitalized Wednesday night, according to the NOPD.

After being notified around 7:20 p.m., NOPD arrived at the scene of the crime on the I-10 West at Exit 232 (Carrollton/US 61/Airline/Tulane) and found a female driver with a gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to a local hospital via EMS.

The right three lanes of traffic on the I-10 west were closed and traffic backed up temporarily during the investigation. 

NOPD said they have no other information available at this time.

Anyone with information on the incident can call Crimestoppers at 822-1111. 

The incident is the latest in a series of interstate shootings this year.  The NOPD said on June 16 that there had been 12 interstate shootings so far in 2022. 

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