New Orleans police officer shot and killed during patrol

NOPD officer fatally shot in New Orleans East

A 30-year-old man was arrested after a police officer was fatally shot during a routine patrol in New Orleans early Friday.

There was an exchange of gunfire between the officers and the suspect.

Harrison said he has met with the officer's family and that "they're in our prayers".

"This hurts", said Harrison.

One officer was struck and collapsed at the scene, while one or two officers returned fire, striking the suspect, according to Harrison.

The officer was patrolling the area of Tower Lane and Lake Forest Blvd. when he saw something suspicious, according to NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison.

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Landrieu added, "These are the worst kind of days for the city". The officer who was hit was taken to University Medical Center, where he died, he said.

The suspect was detained after a standoff in a nearby apartment.

It happened at an apartment complex in the 6800 block of Cindy Place, about a block off the I-10.

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reported that the shooting occurred at about 12:14 a.m.

Police were evacuating residents from apartments near the scene as the situation developed.

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