Law enforcement officer fatally shot during high school basketball game
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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