Deputies responded to reports of a double shooting on I-55 near Amite to find Sylvia Foxx (35) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin lying in the roadway near the driver's side door of a Honda Accord, with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. Nearby was Shane Anthony Jones (44), also of Milwaukee, lying on the ground unconscious with a visible gunshot wound to the facial area.
Upon arrival, the female was conscious and receiving aid from citizens who witnessed the brutal roadside incident. Detectives have been able to corroborate witness statements and evidence found at the scene that the incident was the result of an attempted murder - suicide. The couple are reported to be in a long-term relationship; however, it is still unknown if they are husband and wife.
Upon completion of the investigation, Shane Anthony Jones could face charges of attempted second degree murder.