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New Orleans Police Officer Shot, Killed While on Patrol

New Orleans police say one of their officers was shot and killed early Friday while on patrol. New Orleans police say one of their officers was shot and killed early Friday while on patrol. |  Photo: WDIO

October 13, 2017 08:14 AM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say one of their officers was shot and killed early Friday while on patrol.

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Police Superintendent Michael Harrison tells NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune the officer was killed while patrolling the city's east side. Authorities say the accused shooter was also shot when officers returned fire.

Harrison said the suspect surrendered to a SWAT team after hiding inside an apartment for a time.

Harrison said the accused gunman was taken to a hospital where he was being treated Friday morning.


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