LSU student killed near train tracks in downtown Baton Rouge


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A Louisiana State University senior was found shot and killed inside his car in downtown Baton Rouge on Friday morning.

The Baton Rouge Police Department identified Allison Rice, 21, as the victim of the shooting near a set of train tracks on Government Street, according to WAFB-TV. Police say someone fired at least five or six shots into Rice’s car.

Prior to the shooting, investigators said Rice had been out with her friends in the Mid City neighborhood of Baton Rouge. They believe she was stopped in the area waiting for a train to pass when she was shot.

Saturday morning, the police had not identified either a suspect or a motive.

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Baton Rouge police are investigating the scene where 21-year-old Allison Rice was found shot and killed in her car.
(WAFB)

Rice would have been a marketing major at LSU. The university released the following statement on Friday:

“The LSU community is saddened to learn that Allison Rice, Sr., was killed overnight. Her family and friends are in our thoughts, and we encourage anyone who may have more information about this crime to contact the Baton Rouge police.

“Any of his friends and classmates who would like to talk to someone or need help dealing with this loss can contact the Mental Health Department at the Student Health Center (225-578-8774).”

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Rice also worked at Shed BBQ in Baton Rouge with her two brothers. The restaurant said it was “beyond saddened by the tragic loss of one of their own”.

The Shed BBQ in Baton Rouge publishes articles about the death of one of its employees, Allison Rice.

The Shed BBQ in Baton Rouge publishes articles about the death of one of its employees, Allison Rice.
(The shed barbecue/Facebook)

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Rice was from Geismar, Louisiana and a 2019 graduate of Dutchtown High School.


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