70°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Fri
87°
67°
20%
Sat
87°
57°
20%
Sun
76°
51°
20%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Man killed by police while serving search warrant

3 years ago Thursday, March 08, 2012 5:10:28 AM CST March 08, 2012 Thursday, March 08 2012 Mar 8, 2012 in News
Source: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - Police say a 20-year-old man was shot in the chest and killed by an officer who arrived at a New Orleans home with a narcotics search warrant.

New Orleans Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas said the house where the shooting occurred Wednesday night had been under surveillance for several days.

Serpas did not identify the victim.

Wednesday night's shooting comes less than a week after a New Orleans man was killed and two officers were seriously wounded during an early-morning traffic stop that escalated into a shootout.

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
70°
66°
Fri
AM Clouds / PM Sun
87°
67°
Sat
Partly Cloudy
87°
57°
Sun
AM Clouds / PM Sun
76°
51°
Mon
PM Showers
78°
65°