Funeral arrangements set for slain Westwego officer
WESTWEGO – Funeral arrangements have been announced for a Westwego police officer that was shot and killed early Friday morning.
Visitation for 26-year-old Michael Louviere will be held on Friday, Jan. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at White Dove Fellowship Church in Harvey with a funeral service and celebration of life immediately following, WWL reports.
Louviere was killed while assisting a pregnant woman in what appeared to be a car crash. He was off-duty at the time and on his way home from work. Louviere's death was followed by a seven-hour standoff with the shooter, Sylvester Holt, on the Crescent City Connection bridge.
Louviere was a U.S. Marine Sergeant who served in Afghanistan before becoming a police officer in July 2015.
Louviere was a husband and father of two children. He celebrated his 26th birthday just days before the incident.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
CATS board votes to oust former CEO amid Investigative Unit reports
Kirby Smith demolition on track to be complete by end of summer
Package delivery location frustrates homeowner, boxes damaged or stolen
Legislators find no clear answer after discussion on new regulations for voting...
Police: Woman crashed truck through auto repair shop, struck husband in freak...