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New Orleans officer wounded in brawl

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Posted: Dec 29, 2011 4:39 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: new, orleans, police, officer, wounded, stabbing, algiers, wbrz, louisiana

NEW ORLEANS - A police officer suffered a stab wound while attempting to break up a fight Wednesday evening.

Officials say the fight broke out in a crowd of more than 20 people at an Algiers housing development.

The officer was stabbed in the shoulder.

He received medical treatment and was reported to be in good condition.

Police arrested a 12-year-old girl in connection with the stabbing.

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