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Police: Man fleeing from traffic stop wounded in shootout

5 years 1 month 4 days ago Friday, July 01 2016 Jul 1, 2016 July 01, 2016 10:18 AM July 01, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: ApNewsNow

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.

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