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Law enforcement officer fatally shot during high school basketball game

7 months 2 weeks 3 days ago Friday, February 26 2021 Feb 26, 2021 February 26, 2021 9:13 PM February 26, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

NEW ORLEANS - An officer was fatally shot during a basketball game at George Washington Carver High School on Friday night. 

Witnesses report a man fired multiple gunshots in the school gymnasium, fatally wounding a Second City Court Constable who was working security at the game. 

The officer, later identified as 38-year-old Martinus Mitchum, also worked as as a police officer at Tulane University, according to NOLA.com.

No information on a suspect is available. NOPD is investigating the incident as a homicide. 

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