Allison Rice was a 21-year-old Baton Rouge, Louisiana, college student who was shot and killed in her car while it was stopped near railroad tracks.
Rice, who was also known as Allie Rice, was a student at Louisiana State University. She was from Geismar, Louisiana. According to Fox News, Rice was shot in downtown Baton Rouge.
“Everyone has just had enough. Everyone. I had a friend, and I don’t see her often… and she messaged me, and said, ‘Was that your niece?’ and I said, ‘Yes,’ and she wrote back and said, ‘I feel like she’s family now. I feel like she’s everyone’s daughter now.’ Everyone’s daughter. Everyone’s niece. Everyone’s sister,” Susie Rice Granier, Rice’s aunt, told Fox News Digital.
The motive and suspect are not yet clear.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. Rice Was Found Dead ‘Inside Her Bullet-Riddled Car’
According to Fox8Live, Rice was “found dead inside her bullet-riddled car on the edge of downtown Baton Rouge early Friday morning, Sept. 16.”
Someone fired at least “five or six” bullets into her vehicle near a railroad tracks. She was alone in the car, the television station reported.
Granier told Fox News that Rice was stopped at an intersection waiting for a train to go by and might have tried to “turn around or get away” when she was shot.
Heavy has reached out to Baton Rouge police for additional details.
2. Rice Was ‘Too Good for This World,’ a Friend Wrote
A woman wrote on Facebook, “My heart is so heavy this morning thinking about one of our Local Daughters, LSU Senior Allison Rice ‘Allie Rice.’ No parent should ever have to bury their daughter. I pray the Lord shines a bright light on the evil doers that took her life. Please pray with me for her family and for justice~This literally could be any of our daughters.”
Senator John Kennedy wrote on Facebook, “Becky and I are devastated to learn about the tragic passing of LSU senior Allison Rice, whose life was taken in a senseless act of violence. We are sending our prayers and deepest condolences to her family and the LSU community.”