The father of an Louisiana State University senior who was found dead in her vehicle Friday morning believes that her death was tragic because that occurred because she was in the wrong spot at the wrong time.
Paul Rice told Fox News that he could come up with no other explanation for why his daughter, aged 21 years old, Allison Rice, ended dying in her car, near railway tracks that run through the city center of Baton Rouge early in the morning.
Police say the shooter fired five or six shots at her vehicle while the vehicle was stopped by a railway crossroads around 2:20 a.m.
“The only thing I’m able to think about at this moment is it’s an unfortunate situation of being in the wrong place in the wrong place at the wrong time” Paul Rice told Fox News. “She’s not someone who has enemies. We don’t think she was being pursued or stalked.”
He also said that the area the place where the daughter of his was murdered was known as a danger.
“That specific area in Baton Rouge has a history of this kind of activities,” the Louisiana native stated.
Allison Rice, who had just turned 21 was out with acquaintances at Baton Rouge’s Mid City area of Baton Rouge prior to the shooting.
Police haven’t yet found the suspect or motive.
Paul Rice told Fox that investigators are working round the all hours to locate his daughter’s killer, however, they haven’t found any leads so far.
“This has been taken extremely serious,” he said. “….But even so there are indications that are that there aren’t any leads. There isn’t any reason at this point…as as of today.”
The place in which Allison Rice was shot to death isn’t equipped with surveillance cameras that could aid an investigation. explained.
The hunt for her killer continues Paul Rice is left making funeral arrangements for his daughter, who was able to secure an internship. She was due to earn a master’s degrees in May.
“That’s an aspect that, as a parent, I should never be forced to arrange funerals of my kid. My mother shouldn’t be required to plan the funeral of her child,” he said. “This is heartbreaking.”