HARVEY, La. — A woman was shot in Harvey Tuesday afternoon, then died from her wounds in the hospital that night.
According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, the victim was shot around 4:30 p.m. in the 4000 block of N. Indigo Drive in the Woodmere area.
She was taken to the hospital by EMS, where she later died from her wounds.
According to JPSO, a witness at the scene gave deputies the description of a vehicle involved in the shooting. Deputies located the vehicle and attempted to stop it, but the diver led them on a chase into New Orleans.
Police say the driver stopped near the intersection of Behrman Highway and Anson Street, then fled on foot. They were apprehended by a Louisiana Dept. of Public Safety officer soon after.
"That driver is in custody and will face charges related to the vehicle pursuit as his involvement in the shooting is investigated," a statement from JPSO said. "The arrested man’s identity is being withheld for investigative reasons at this time."