I-55 Closed Following Shooting Near Amite

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Interstate 55 near Amite was closed Monday afternoon after two people were shot near Amite.

Reports say the shooting happened shortly after 2 p.m. near Highway 16.

About an hour later, authorities reopened the northbound lanes of I-55. Louisiana State Police and the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office are investigating.

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