LSU cheerleader Kip Carter is hospitalized after being injured in a hit-and-run early Sunday on River Road south of Brightside Drive, authorities said.
Carter, 20, was walking with a group of friends at about 2:50 a.m. in the 5900 block of River Road when he was hit by a Chevrolet Suburban, police spokesman Sgt. Don Stone said.
The driver of the Suburban did not stop, Stone said.
When officers arrived on scene, Carter was bleeding from the head and was taken to a hospital, where he is in stable condition, Stone added.
LSU spokesman Herb Vincent said Carter is a sophomore at LSU and has been a cheerleader for the past two years.
Police seek suspects in shooting, robbery
A 38-year-old man was robbed and shot several times Sunday inside a business in the 4500 block of North Boulevard, according to a police news release.
Police officers went to Lucist 7 Investments LLC. at 11:13 p.m. and found the man with life-threatening injuries.
He told police he was robbed and shot by two men.
The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment, the release says.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police at (225) 389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.
Authorities book one on suspicion of DWI
Authorities arrested at least one person suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Sunday and 2:30 p.m. Monday, booking records show.
Daniell Fisher, 25, 6587 Sandy Creek Lane, Zachary, was booked on first-offense DWI, not in possession of driver’s license and reckless operation of a vehicle.