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Terrebonne woman shot in her bed

TPSO detectives do not believe that the 18-year-old female was the intended target.

NEW ORLEANS — A Terrebonne woman was shot while lying in her bed last night, according to Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Tim Soignet.

Soignet said the shooting happened after midnight near the 3500 block of La. Highway 316.

TPSO detectives said that they do not believe that the 18-year-old female was the intended target. She was shot in her lower body and taken to the hospital for treatment. 

Investigators said that her injuries were non-life-threatening.

Before leaving the scene TPSO detectives found multiple shell casings and other evidence near the wooded area behind the mobile home where the shots allegedly came from.

The case remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact TPSO detectives, (985)876-2500, or Crime Stoppers, 1(800)743-7433, and may become eligible for a cash reward. Callers can remain anonymous and still be eligible for the cash reward.