Marvin Batiste identified as victim killed in I-10 westbound shooting

By | December 9, 2021

Marvin Batiste Death – Cause Of Death: 32-year-old Marvin Batiste of Zachary has been identified as the victim that was shot to death and another unidentified man injured in a revenge shooting that occurred in I-10 on Thursday 2nd December 2021. The shooting has left the highway’s westbound lanes blocked for hours with traffic.

According to information, at about 11:30 p.m Marvin was found by the first responder inside a truck in the passenger’s seat that was perforated with bullet holes in the center of the roadway causing blockage of the three lanes of I-10 westbound near the Prairieville exit. The officials revealed that the shooting was between groups outside of the parish, the incident was called an act of revenge.

The second victim was transported to the hospital by a good samaritan for treatment, his state of heath has not been released by officials. The I-10 westbound was sealed for approximately four hours as police investigated the scene on Thursday. Traffic was redirected to La. 73 before the reopening of the highway on Friday.