New Orleans police: Man who fired at officers shot, injured
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say an officer shot and wounded a man during an exchange of gunfire after a traffic stop.
Police spokesman Hilal Williams said in a statement that officers were pulling a vehicle over around 11 p.m. Wednesday when three people inside fled. Officers chased them on foot.
Williams says a man produced a gun during the pursuit and fired at the officers. One of the officers fired back, striking the man in his lower extremities.
The man was taken to a hospital. His condition was not immediately available.
The other two individuals remain at large.
No further details were immediately available.