On 10-2-19 at 10:36 PM, Officers of the Orange Police
Department were dispatched to IH-10 W. bound at MLK in reference to
assisting another agency with a suicidal female walking in the
roadway. While attempting to make contact with the female, she
crossed the barrier wall into the east bound lane of traffic where she
shot herself in the chest. The female was treated on the scene by
Acadian Ambulance personnel and Orange Fire Department first
responders. She was then transported to Christus St. Elizabeth
Hospital in Beaumont where her condition is unknown. The incident
is under investigation by the Detective Division of the Orange Police
Department.

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