Police: Man fleeing from traffic stop wounded in shootout
NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana State Police say a man fleeing from a traffic stop is being treated for wounds after a shootout with troopers.
The man's name and his condition have not been released.
Trooper Melissa Matey says a passenger jumped from a pickup stopped for a traffic violation late Thursday night and had a shootout with officers after a brief chase.
Matey says the pickup's driver is in custody and is being questioned.
Additional information about the shooting was not immediately available.