BREAKING: New Orleans Police Officer Shot, Third In A Week

Sandy Malone

A New Orleans police officer was shot Tuesday morning in New Orleans East, the third officer to be shot in seven days.

New Orleans, LA – A New Orleans police officer was shot on Tuesday morning in New Orleans East, the third officer to be shot in that area of the city in a week.

The Fraternal Order of Police and Police Association of New Orleans said the incident occurred at about 9 a.m. on April 21 when an officer responded to a call at the Bundy Apartments in the 6700-block of Bundy Road, WWLT reported.

The officer was able to put out an “officer in need of assistance” call after he was shot and police descended on the scene.

The union said the officer was wounded in the arm, according to WWLT.

He was transported to University Medical Center and was reportedly in “stable” condition.

Police have not yet released any details about the incident but have asked residents to stay clear of the area, WWLT reported.

Just a week ago, two more police officers were shot in the same area.

The officers responded to a car burglary in progress on April 15 in an area that had been having a rash of car break-ins, WWLT reported.

One of the officers was shot in the kneecap and the other was shot in the calf.

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Comments (8)
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Justdone
Justdone

May God be with these Officers in their time of need. I pray they will be able to return to work full time. I hope the shooters were caught and or killed for their actions. Anyone who does this deserves a 6 foot grave!

flybynight
flybynight

Usual S U S P E C T S ? stay tuned.

CJ Spencert
CJ Spencert

Appears as though NOPD needs to go down there and clean house. The cockroaches and rats are out of control. I hope the officers involved have a speedy and uneventful recovery.

Rdhdkid
Rdhdkid

Seems like WAY TOO MANY of these "domestic violence" calls are ambushes and nothing more. Officers should APPROACH WITH WEAPON READY TO USE!

Raymelson
Raymelson

Y'all can thank Obama for this he's the one who started this war on police

Sergeant PJB
Sergeant PJB

All runs to the area should require 3 officers and at least one rifle. Take it to the animals! (And I do not mean to insult actual furry animals.)

bryantrent
bryantrent

I bet it was a drug house

Stanracer
Stanracer

The war on the police continues. So sad.👎☹


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